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. 

Will Congress repeal health reform’s ‘Cadillac Tax’?

We know what you’re thinking: This is just the latest attempt by Republicans to shoot holes in the Affordable Care Act. But it’s not; this bill’s backed by 71 co-sponsors, and only three of them are Republicans. 

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.

Feds offer a first look at the upcoming ‘Cadillac Tax’

Even though the “Cadillac Tax” doesn’t take effect until 2018, it’s one of HR pros’ biggest concerns regarding the entire Affordable Care Act. Now, for the first time, the feds are offering guidance on how this tax will be calculated.