ACA Guides

ACA 2018 Compliance Checklist

Oct. 19, 2017


The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made a number of significant changes to group health plans since the law was enacted in 2010. Read More

IRS Reverses Policy on Certifying Individual Mandate Compliance

Oct. 17, 2017


The IRS‎ will not accept electronically filed tax returns where the taxpayer does not certify whether the individual had health insurance for the year. Read More

HHS Issues HIPAA Cyber-Attack Response Checklist

Jul. 25, 2017


The guide explains, in brief, the steps for a HIPAA covered entity or its business associate (the entity) to take in response to a cyber-related security incident. Read More

Market Stabilization Final Rule Issued

Apr. 19, 2017


The final rule includes new reforms intended to help lower premiums, stabilize the individual and small group health insurance markets and increase choices for the 2018 plan year. Read More

2016 Furnishing Deadline For ACA Reporting Delayed

Nov. 21, 2016


This doesn’t affect the employees’ ability to file their tax returns; but it does delay their receipt of the forms for their records. Read More

2016 Compliance Checklist

Jan. 27, 2016


To prepare for 2016, employers should review upcoming requirements and develop a compliance strategy. Read More

ACA Reporting Deadlines Delayed

Dec. 29, 2015


Filers are not required to submit any request or other documentation to the IRS to take advantage of the extended due dates provided by Notice 2016-4. Read More

Form 1095-A: What You Need to Know

Dec. 10, 2015


If you enrolled in health insurance through the Marketplace and received a premium tax credit, you’ll use the information on Form 1095-A to fill out your Premium Tax Credit Form 8962. Read More

Annual Compliance Deadlines for Health Plans

Nov. 06, 2015


Employers that provide group health plan coverage to their employees are subject to numerous compliance requirements throughout the year, such as requirements for reporting, participant disclosure and certain fee payments. Read More

Cadillac Tax Preliminary Guidance: Part 2

Jun. 12, 2015


Beginning January 1, 2018, a 40% excise tax will apply on the cost of applicable coverage that exceeds prescribed threshold. Read More