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January 1, 2014 is a Significant Step Closer to Full ACA Implementation. Benefits professionals across the country have read thousands of pages of legislation (and thousands more pages of final regulations...

In less than a month, the employer exchange notification is due to be delivered to every employee—either via the old-fashioned snail mail or email. And every employee means every employee—not...

Some time has passed since the fireworks of the July announcement of a one-year delay in employer penalties under the employer responsibility section of 4980H. In that month, many employers...

We received the proposed regulations for reporting requirements under IRS 6055 and 6056 and they are under review. These reports are meant to inform the IRS, Treasury Department, and individual-covered...

With the release of the Final Exchange/Marketplace Application for individuals (see our blog HHS Releases Streamlined Exchange Applications for more information), communication with the state and federal exchanges regarding eligibility and...

1.  Review and revise documents related to healthcare plans and arrangements. Employers need to verify that they have made all necessary changes and eligibility provisions. Employers may have already had...

On May 8, 2013, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued Technical Release No. 2013-02 that provided temporary guidance for employers about the requirement to notify all employees of coverage options...