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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...

We have created several informational product sheets, including an overview and feature details. There is also an industry comparison chart that shows how Health e(fx) measures up to the task...

On July 2, 2013, the Treasury Department made an announcement of transition relief for 2014 under sections 6055 (Reporting of Health Insurance Coverage by Individual), 6056 (Large Employer Health Coverage),...

In 2013 and 2014, employers will be inundated with releases for ACA guidance and regulations, some of which must be implemented by October 1, 2013, and others by January 1,...

Final Regulations on Wellness Programs On May 29, 2013, the IRS, DOL, and HHS released final regulations regarding wellness programs integrated with employer-sponsored health plans. These new regulations apply to all...

Q. What are some main obstacles brokers/consultants face when helping their clients with ACA compliance? A. Brokers/consultants face many challenges when helping employers with ACA compliance. As most have discovered, much...

Early in 2013, HHS released a 21-page Exchange draft coverage application. This form was complex and confusing and employers were eager to submit comments regarding the release. In response to...