Category Archives: Play or Pay

Guidance For Employer Shared Responsibility Payments Announced

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The IRS has announced new guidance regarding the Employer Shared Responsibility Payments (the "ESRPs"), which are the ACA penalties assessable to “Applicable Large Employers” for failing to provide affordable health care coverage to eligible full-time employees. Although the IRS began collecting information from employers (via the Form 1 ... Read More

IRS Issues Regulations Regarding Affordable Care Act Reporting Requirements

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The Affordable Care Act established two new IRS reporting requirements regarding group health coverage offered to employees. Each new reporting rule requires a detailed report to be filed each year with the IRS, and a corresponding statement provided to ‎each covered employee. One of the reporting obligations applies to all group health plans, in ... Read More

Implementing ACA – A Healthcare Reform Update

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What the PPACA Delays Mean Recent delays have highlighted the administrations overall concerns with the complexities of integrating healthcare reform and the need for more time for effective implementation of some of the mandates. The delay of the ACA mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirements in addition to the delay of the play or pay ... 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

To Play-or-Pay? What is Your Company’s Health Care Reform Strategy

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To "Play-or-Pay?" What is Your Company’s Healthcare Reform Strategy In 2014, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will require companies who employ more than 50 full-time employees to offer health insurance coverage; send employees to an Exchange and pay a penalty of $2,000 per employee per year or develop a “minimum value” ... Read More