Category Archives: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Skinny Plans Do Not Provide Minimum Value Coverage

In an announcement made November 4th, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance indicating that “skinny plans” will not help employers avoid all of the “play or pay” penalties under the Affordable Care Act.  In Notice 2014-69, the IRS states … Continue reading

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State and 39 schools ask court to spare them from employer mandate

Below is a news release issued from the Office of the Indiana Attorney General: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 9, 2014 State and 39 schools ask court to spare them from employer mandate AG:  Federal court hears arguments in legal … Continue reading

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“Piling On”: IRS Issues Instructions on ACA Reporting Requirements

On August 28, 2014, the IRS issued draft instructions on the reporting requirements for employers subject to the employer shared responsibility provisions. The draft instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C are thirteen pages in length, filled with mind-numbing complexity that … Continue reading

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Indiana School Leaders and Job Creators Describe Harmful Effects of Health Care Law

Below is an announcement issued by Education & The Workforce Press:   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2014 CONTACT: Press Office (202) 226-9440   Indiana School Leaders and Job Creators Describe Harmful Effects of President’s Health Care Law   WASHINGTON, D.C. … Continue reading

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Roe to Hold Indiana Field Hearing on Health Care Challenges Facing Schools and Workplaces

Below is an announcement issued by the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions: WASHINGTON, D.C. | August 21, 2014 – On Thursday, September 4, at 10:00 a.m., Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) will … Continue reading

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IRS Releases Draft Versions of Forms for Health Information Reporting by Employers

The IRS released final regulations on March 5, 2014, outlining the employer reporting requirements that will take effect for the 2015 taxable year. While the final regulations specified the type of information that will need to be reported, the actual … Continue reading

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King Decision on ACA Subsidies

On July 22, 2014, two conflicting decisions on the legality of insurance subsidies provided in federally established health care exchanges were handed down. In the Halbig decision, discussed previously in this blog, the D.C. Circuit of the U.S. Court of … Continue reading

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