Category Archives: Insurance Marketplace

Guidance for Healthcare Exchange/Marketplace Notices

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DOL Issues Formal Guidance for the Employee Notice of Coverage Options Perhaps one of the most important elements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — the Health Insurance Exchange/Marketplace — will become available to individuals starting on January 1, 2014. The Department of Labor (DOL) requires employers to issue Marketplace Notices to exist ... Read More

IRS Issues Final Rule on Individual Mandate

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Details for Final Regulations of Individual Mandate Published The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued final rules on Tuesday for the individual mandate provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The requirement, a centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act, requires most individuals to have minimum essential coverage ... Read More

DOL Issues Temporary Guidance on Notice of Coverage

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The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued temporary guidance for the Employee Notice of Coverage Options. Employers are not required to provide Notices under this temporary guidance. If preferred, employers can wait until formal guidance is provided later this year. DOL Issues Temporary Guidance According to the temporary guidance, the Notice is a ... Read More

Employer Responsibility Requirements Delayed Until 2015

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GSA will continue to provide additional information after further guidance is published Lost in the news of the Play or Pay mandate for large employers being delayed is the additional of the Treasury Department announcing that the employer shared responsibility payments of PPACA will be delayed until 2015 as well. Compliance with the law’s in ... Read More

ACA’s “Play Or Pay” Employer Mandate Delayed

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ACA’s employer mandate will not take effect until 2015 The Obama administration unexpectedly announced Tuesday that it is delaying the employer mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) until 2015. The mandate — which requires mid-sized and large employers to offer health insurance coverage to their workers — was o ... Read More