The federal government has released final rules governing the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Responsibility (aka Pay or Play) provisions that will take effect in 2015 for many Alliance members.
The Wisconsin Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council has wrapped up its work for the current legislative session by sending a comprehensive bill to the legislature that includes a fee schedule for medical prices under workers’ compensation (WC).
Illinois recognizes same-sex marriage, updates on latest marketplace enrollment and newly proposed bills and regulations.
Surprising news has come out of a new ACA regulation released by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) indicating that “certain self-insured, self-administered” health plans may be exempted from paying the reinsurance fee for the 2015 and 2016 plan years. These plans would still be subject to the fee for the 2014 plan year.
Employers (if any) that were hoping to offer a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) for employees to purchase individual health coverage through a government exchange will be disappointed by guidance issued by the Internal Revenue Service.