Tag Archives: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Adjustments to the Cadillac Tax Threshold Amounts

Beginning in 2018, an excise tax will be imposed on the value of health insurance benefits exceeding the applicable threshold. As noted in our earlier post, if a health plan exceeds the applicable threshold, the 40% excise tax will be … Continue reading

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Modifying Plan Designs in Preparation for the 2018 Cadillac Tax

Employers have already started thinking about plan design changes in anticipation of the new tax on high-cost health plans imposed by The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (often referred to as the “Cadillac tax”). As we noted in an … Continue reading

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IRS Snubs Public Schools On Employer Penalties

The Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations on February 10, 2014 regarding the employer penalties under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”).  A copy of the final regulations is available here. Over the past year, Indiana public school … Continue reading

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Number of Indiana Public Schools Joining the Lawsuit Against IRS Over Employer Mandate More Than Doubles

Twenty-four additional Indiana public schools have joined the original 15 Indiana public school corporations and the State of Indiana in a federal lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Department of the Treasury, the United States Department of … Continue reading

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HHS Announces Intent to Exempt Some Self-Insured Plans from Reinsurance Fees

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) published a rule finalizing a number of policies related to the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Program Integrity Rule”).  In the Preamble of the Program Integrity … Continue reading

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NACUBO quotes attorney Jim Hamilton in Affordable Care Act article

Bose McKinney & Evans attorney Jim Hamilton is quoted in an article on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in the recently released summer 2013 issue of HR Horizons, published by NACUBO.

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IRS Publishes Clarifying Information on PCORI Fee

The first Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (“PCORI”) fee is due on July 31, 2013. This new fee, which was established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will be paid annually by insurers and the sponsors of self-funded … Continue reading

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