New Aon Data Reveals Health Care Issues That Are Top of Mind for Employers in the Wake of the Election

By: | 12.08.16 | Health Care Reform, blog,
With the results of the 2016 election now in the record books, Congress and the president are set to engage, for the second time in less than a decade, in a debate over the future of the United States health care system. According to a new pulse survey from Aon, nearly ...

HHS Has Work to Do to Safeguard Electronic Health Information

By: | 10.07.16 | Health Care Reform
Although the increased use of electronic health record (EHR) technology can improve health care quality, HHS must take steps to aid Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) covered entities (CEs) and business associates (BAs) to shore up vulnerabiliti...

ACA: Transition Relief for Employers 2015

By: | 03.12.15 | Health Care Reform
The ACA requires that employers with 50 or more full time employees (including full time equivalent employees) must offer affordable, minimum value health insurance coverage to at least 95% of its employees.  Employers who do not may be responsible for a shared res...

ACA Compliance: Preparing for Employer-Provided Health Insurance Reporting for 2015

By: | 03.12.15 | Health Care Reform
IRS Forms 1095-C, 1094-B, 1095-B  Beginning with calendar year 2015, employers with 50 or more full time employees (including full time equivalent employees) are required to report to the IRS whether they offered health insurance coverage to their employees in the ...

IRS sets out approaches to excise tax on ‘Cadillac plans’

By: | 03.02.15 | Health Care Reform
The IRS has issued a notice describing potential approaches for several issues with respect to the excise tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health coverage under Code Sec. 4980I that may be incorporated in future proposed regulations. The issues address the following ...

Don’t Fall Into the “Delayed Trap” of Health Care Reform

By: | 10.10.13 | Health Care Reform
While the turmoil in Washington, DC continues over the government shutdown and the looming fiscal cliff negotiations, employers and HR professionals should be careful not to fall into the perception that healthcare reform is “delayed”.While the Affordable Ca...