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Are you using any of these strategies? A survey by Towers Watson reveals the actions employers are considering to combat rising costs and avoid the excise tax. See the infographic.


ACA Subsidy Calculator

This tool helps you project premiums and government assistance under the ACA by examining the impact of tax credits based on income levels, ages, family sizes and regional costs.

Minimum Value Calculator

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Minimum Value Calculator allows an employer to use information about its health benefits, coverage and cost-sharing rules to determine whether the plan meets minimum value standards.

Health Policy

The goal of The Alliance’s health policy function is to:

  • Provide timely and objective information to members,
  • Become a resource to public policy makers, and
  • Take action on issues that are likely to impact Alliance members and that are consistent with our mission.

Read our pdf Health Policy Platform.

The Alliance is a member of the American Benefits Council on behalf of employers who belong to our cooperative. We regularly share information about Council activities and pass along educational materials and learning opportunities.

Health Policy Updates

  • 2018 Amounts for HSAs and HDHPs Announced
  • Keeping Up with Health Policy Changes: Important Information for Employers
  • Health Care in the 115th Congress – Webinar

Read the updates

Health Reform Updates

  • What do the latest health reform proposals mean to employers?
  • ERIC Views on What to Expect Next on Health Policy
  • Deadline for Distributing 2016 IRS Forms 1095-C and 1094-C Extended to March 2, 2017

Want to get involved with health policy?

Members are welcome to join The Alliance Health Policy Committee. For more information, contact Darla Dernovsek, marketing communications manager, at 608.210.6639 or ddernovsek@the-alliance.org.

Learn about the committee

Health Policy News and Updates

IRS Advisory Panel Recommends Additional Guidance on ACA Reporting

The Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued its 2016 report to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on October 26. The report includes a number of recommendations to improve compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer reporting requirements under Internal Revenue Code sections 6055 and 6056.

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