Human Resources News & Insights

What’s annoying employers most about the ACA now?

Recently, employers were asked which part of the ACA they most want to see changed. And in what’s likely to be a surprise to many, the No. 1 answer wasn’t the employer mandate. 

‘Cadillac’ tax delayed: What it means for HR pros

Employers got an early Christmas present when President Obama signed a budget bill that delayed the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s tax on high-value or “Cadillac” health plans. 

2 benefits never to put on the chopping block

With healthcare costs continuing to skyrocket — along with fears of triggering the “Cadillac” tax in 2018 — employers are looking into what kinds of benefits they can cut. 

‘Cadillac’ tax: Could this be the beginning of the end?

A new bill to gut many major provisions of the ACA has passed the Senate, and even though there’s little chance the current version of the legislation will remain intact, some sections — particularly those centering on the law’s “Cadillac” tax — may actually survive. 

There’s a bipartisan push to end the ACA’s ‘Cadillac’ tax

The ACA’s “Cadillac” tax on high-value health plans (soon to be average-value health plans if things keep trending the way they are) is under heavy fire from both Republicans and Democrats. 

Benefits alliance braces for fight against ‘Cadillac tax’

We’ve already seen legislation introduced with the sole purpose of getting Obamacare’s controversial “Cadillac tax” tossed. Now an impressive alliance has come together to put pressure on Congress to make sure that repeal actually takes place.  

Heads up: ‘Cadillac Tax’ could cost you more than 40%

The IRS just issued its second set of guidance on the ACA’s “Cadillac Tax,” and it’s sure to get mixed reviews from employers offering decent health benefits. 

7 critical health cost-cutters: How many do you use?

Healthcare costs are on pace to increase at record lows this year. That’s the good news. The bad? This trend won’t last.

4 ways the GOP could actually change Obamacare

With Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell has publicly vowed to repeal the healthcare reform law at any cost. That’s not going to happen while President Obama has veto power — but there is a very real possibility the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could get a major […] [MORE]