Guidance for Healthcare Exchange/Marketplace Notices

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 —... Read More

September 16, 2013
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IRS Issues Final Rule on Individual Mandate

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... Read More

August 28, 2013
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DOL Issues Temporary Guidance on Notice of Coverage

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... Read More

July 17, 2013
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Employer Responsibility Requirements Delayed Until 2015

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... Read More

July 9, 2013
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ACA’s "Play Or Pay" Employer Mandate Delayed

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... Read More

July 3, 2013
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"Minimum Value" – Guidance for Large Employers

Meeting Minimum Value The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) benefit standards for large employers, 50 or more full-time-equivalent employees, have begun taking shape and will differ from those... Read More

July 2, 2013
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GSA Healthcare Reform Series: Health Insurance Marketplace (aka Exchange) Notice

Health Insurance Marketplace Notice One of the upcoming Affordable Care Act (ACA) action items is the preparation and distribution of a notice to employees about the health insurance exchanges that... Read More

May 31, 2013
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New $2,500 Limit on FSA Contributions Beginning 2013

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), health care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) will have a newly-imposed $2,500 maximum contribution limit effective January 1, 2013. Maximum contribution limits... Read More

April 4, 2012
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