Human Resources News & Insights

Where exactly are we in the ACA repeal process?

President Trump, along with other Republican lawmakers, have promised to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But it hasn’t happened yet. Here’s why, as well as a timeline for what’s to come. 

9 questions employees have about ACA – and how to answer them

Even under the Trump administration, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is still a real, enforceable law. You already know this. But do all of your employees? 

Trump issues ACA executive order: The fallout for employers

One of President Donald Trump’s first orders of business when he took office was issuing an executive order on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since then, much has been written about the order’s potential effect on the individual marketplace. Now, it’s time to address how it could impact employer plans. 

Just released: ACA’s 2018 out-of-pocket maximums

This could be one of the last ACA actions before Obamacare begins to be dismantled by the incoming Trump administration. 

Employers get a little more ACA leeway: What you need to know

If your company offers a health plan, you got an early Christmas present from the IRS. 

New ACA reporting forms released by IRS: 7 things you need to know

In a painful reminder that ACA reporting season isn’t as far away as most would like it to be, the IRS has released the final forms and instructions employers need to start getting comfortable with. 

Get an early start: 5 ACA reporting changes for next year

The first official ACA reporting season just came to a close, and figuring out how to comply wasn’t easy. Now you’ve got to start thinking about how you’re going to incorporate the IRS’ changes to the process for next year. 

IRS proposed rule may alter your ACA ‘affordability’ calculation: Here’s how

To pass muster with the ACA, and not trigger any penalties, the health plans of applicable large employers must pass three tests. 

Compliance officer: 3 ACA slip-ups can trigger expensive penalties

The DOL has said that by the end of 2018, it plans to audit every employer covered by the ACA for compliance with the healthcare reform law. Realistic or not, it sent a strong message to employers. 

IRS has some good news for late ACA filers

The IRS just provided some welcome news to employers and insurers still trying to comply with the ACA’s reporting requirements.