Category Archives: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

What to do about ACA Reporting

I have been advising employers to wait until February 1, 2017 before starting work on the 2016 1094 and 1095 forms. My hope was that, based upon all of the campaign rhetoric, the ACA reporting obligations would either be further … Continue reading

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Executive Order Issued on ACA

[Official Guidance]  The White House, via Fox News Text of President Trump’s Executive Order: ‘Minimizing the Economic Burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Pending Repeal’ Signed on Jan. 20, 2017. “To the maximum extent permitted by law, the … Continue reading

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Yellow Light (Again): IRS Extends ACA Deadline to Furnish Forms

On November 18, 2016, the IRS extended the due date for employers to furnish 2016 Form 1095-B and Form 1095-C to individuals from January 31, 2017 until March 2, 2017. The IRS stated that the extension is appropriate because a … Continue reading

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Advocate Health Care Settles Potential HIPAA Penalties for $5.55 Million

The following information was released by the HHS Office for Civil Rights in Action on August 4, 2016. Advocate Health Care Network (Advocate) has agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil … Continue reading

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Yellow Light: IRS Delays Reporting Requirements Again!

Earlier today, the IRS announced an extension of the due dates for IRS Forms 1094 and 1095. In IRS Notice 2016-4, the IRS states that employers are not required to furnish individuals with either Form 1095-B or 1095-C until March … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court hears ACA employer mandate case

Following is a news release issued March 4, 2015 from the Attorney General of the State of Indiana: U.S. Supreme Court hears ACA employer mandate case  Outcome will impact case brought by Indiana, 39 schools INDIANAPOLIS – A case of … Continue reading

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Transitional Reinsurance Reporting Deadline Extended

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) granted a last minute extension for filing the Annual Enrollment and Contributions Submission Form as part of the Affordable Care Act’s Transitional Reinsurance Program. On Friday, November 14th, CMS announced that the … Continue reading

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