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March 31, 2014 - As most businesses are aware, the IRS and U.S. Treasury Department recently issued final regulations on the employer-shared responsibility provisions under PPACA.
March 31, 2014 - In early March, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released final rules to implement the information reporting provisions for insurers and certain employers under the ACA that take effect in 2015.
March 11, 2014 – On February 24, 2014 the U.S. Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services announced the final regulations implementing the 90-day limit on waiting periods for group health insurance.
March 11, 2014 – In light of health care reform, employers have been struggling with the concept of “excepted benefits” which are exempt from various group health plan requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended (HIPAA).
March 11, 2014 – On February 10, 2014, the Department of Treasury released the final rules regarding compliance with the employer’s shared responsibility requirements (Pay or Play) under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The newly issued final rules provide guidance for large employers.
March 11, 2014 – On Feb. 10, 2014, the IRS and Treasury issued final regulations on the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code. They issued the following questions and answers to provide helpful information about the guidance:  
March 11, 2014 – An arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is getting ready to verify how well insurers, insurance agencies and other organizations that handle personal health information are protecting the information.
Jan. 30, 2014 - Now that 2014 is here, we’d like to summarize what to expect from the Accountable Care Act this year.
Jan. 30, 2014 - With the holiday season behind us, and a new year beginning, now is the time for employers to refocus on the topic of health care reform, and, in particular, the employer shared responsibility provisions that are slated to impact “applicable large employers” beginning in 2015.
Nov. 26, 2013 - In 2014, will an employee's nonworking spouse be eligible for premium credits or subsidies on the Exchange?