Affordable Care Act

IRS Extends Due Date for Employers and Providers to Issue Health Coverage Forms to Individuals in 2018

Dec. 22, 2017


WASHINGTON ― The IRS announced today that it has extended the 2018 due date for certain entities to provide 2017 health coverage information forms to individuals. Read More

PrimePay article: Congress Passes New Tax Plan

Dec. 20, 2017


The GOP tax bill was passed by the House and Senate, both chambers voting along party lines, and sent to the President for signature on December 20. Read More

Covered California and Oscar Off-Exchange Enrollment Deadlines Extended for 2018

Dec. 19, 2017


If you have any questions, please contact our Individual Plans Department at individualins@dickerson-group.com . Read More

Here’s the Scoop on the Form I-9 Fraud

Dec. 15, 2017


PrimePay article: This New Scam (Form I-9) Will Have You Checking Your Emails Twice Read More

Medical Loss Ratio Broker Bill Reintroduced in the House, Senate Companion Forthcoming

Dec. 11, 2017


Bill  H.R. 4575  would remove broker compensation from the medical loss ratio (MLR) calculation in the individual and small group markets. Read More

IRS Statement on Health Care Reporting Requirement

Nov. 20, 2017


For the upcoming 2018 filing season, the IRS‎ will not accept electronically filed tax returns where the taxpayer does not address the health coverage requirements of the  Affordable Care Act .‎  Read More

Just in Time for the Holidays: Section 4980H Penalties are Here!

Nov. 20, 2017


The IRS has started issuing notices (specifically, form Letter 226J) advising employers who receive the letter that they owe an ESRP for the 2015 tax year. Read More

Health Plan Documentation: What Employers & Producers Need to Know

Nov. 03, 2017


The DOL audit process requires employers to produce an extensive list of documentation, and that documentation must be fully compliant with applicable law. Read More

Small Group Special Open Enrollment Deadlines

Oct. 30, 2017


The 2017 California Small Group Special Open Enrollment is from November 15-December 15 for groups seeking a January 1, 2018 effective date. Read More

LAT article: Bipartisan Healthcare Deal

Oct. 17, 2017


Senators announce bipartisan healthcare deal, Trump endorses Read More