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What President Trump’s First ACA-Related Executive Order...
January 23, 2017

As expected, within hours of his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump issued an executive order regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which he and other Republicans have opposed since...

What Do November’s Surprising Election Results Mean For...
December 08, 2016

In the days and weeks leading up to November 8, most people in our industry had begun preparations for a Democratic presidential administration, a Democratic Senate and a somewhat weakened Republican-led House of...

The ACA Is Not Going Away
May 06, 2016

We are just over six months away from the 2016 election and –well—we certainly won’t pretend to know with any level of certainty what will happen. 

That said, six months ago (or so), Clinton looked to be an absolute lock...

IRS Provides More Guidance on “Affordability” and...
April 26, 2016

IRS has finalized certain rules and regulations to assist sponsors of employer-provided health coverage (and the carriers of same) in determining whether such coverage meets the requirements of the Affordable Care Act...

IRS Nixes Individual Policy Arrangements
November 07, 2016

As we enter in to the calendar year 2017 enrollment season, it’s as good a time as any to remind everyone that the IRS has again made clear that employer-paid plans for individual health insurance plans are no longer...

IRS announces extension of ACA coverage reporting...
December 30, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service has announced a brief reprieve for employers and carriers with regard to the Affordable Care Act's coverage reporting requirements. NOTE: These extensions apply to filings for tax year 2015...

Will Over-The-Counter Medications Make A Comeback?
November 30, 2016

Many supporters of the overall aims of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) nevertheless agree that its provisions stripping health FSA participants and HSA account holders of the right to use their accounts to purchase...

IRS Announces 2017 PCORI Fees
November 10, 2016

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) calls for the creation of the "Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute" in order to help research clinical effectiveness in medical treatments and procedures.

Funding for this program...