Category Archives: SCA Compliance

Employers Urged To Continue ACA Compliance Efforts

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January came and went, as did the January 27 budget resolution deadline for a report on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reconciliation. Highlighted by the missed target date is the need for employers to continue compliance efforts until Congressional leadership can materialize legislation. Congressional Republicans emerged late last month from a ... Read More

DOL Introduces Wage Determination and Job Title Updates

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A Blizzard of SCA News Hopefully you spent this year's blizzard home and warm curled up next to some loved ones in front of a raging fire as it blew through the Eastern Seaboard. Or better yet, with a smooth Pinot Noir… What better time to look at some important Service Contract Act (SCA) news? It kind of slipped under the r ... Read More

Labor and Employment Alert: HPID Deadline Delayed

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The November 5, 2014 deadline that had been previously set by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for most self-insured health plans to obtain a health plan identification number (HPID), has been delayed. On October 31, 2014 – just days before the deadline – CMS announced an indefinite delay in enforcement of regulations pertaining ... 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

GSA’s Healthcare Reform Series: Wellness Incentive Programs

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Wellness Incentive Programs Employer-based wellness incentive programs have existed in the U.S. for a number of years, but the scope of potential incentive programs were expanded by the American Care Act (ACA). The following are changes to Wellness Incentive Programs under the ACA in 2014. The permissible incentive limit is increased from 20% ... Read More