Health Care Reform Articles

The numerous provisions that have emerged from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mean that there is a great deal of information for business owners to digest. Go in-depth and learn more by reading our articles related to the provisions of the ACA.

Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting tips

Affordable Care Act Reporting May be a Pain, but There's a Cure

Employer shared responsibility (ESR) reporting requires businesses to compile 12 months of payroll, benefits, and insurance information for each employee. Get the basics, understand the challenges, know what’s coming, and find out what you can do about ESR today.

Obamacare tax and health insurance provisions

Obamacare: How Health Insurance Provisions May Affect Qualified Businesses

The Employer Shared Responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes informally referred to as Obamacare, are in effect. Learn more about the provisions and how they may affect your business.

An employer shared responsibility reporting checklist

Employer Shared Responsibility (ESR) Reporting Checklist

View a quick list of what you need to know at tax time when reporting information to meet employer shared responsibility requirements under the Affordable Care Act.

aca questions

Still Have Questions about ACA Expectations for Small Businesses? Here Are Answers

Small businesses still have many questions about reporting, taxes, and penalties under the Employer Shared Responsibility (ESR) provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Here are a few common sticking points for many businesses.

The Supreme Court Case King v. Burwell

Supreme Court Upholds Tax Credits in King v. Burwell

The Supreme Court's decision in King v. Burwell upheld that all eligible taxpayers can receive premium tax credits for health insurance premiums, even those purchased through federally established marketplaces. Read more about the case and how the decision may affect your business.

enroll in health care plan for 2015

Can You Still Enroll in a Health Care Plan for 2015?

Although the open enrollment period for health coverage for 2015 has passed, you may be eligible to enroll or make changes to your health plan. Qualifying events for a special enrollment period include loss of coverage or changes to household status or income.

The Supreme Court heard arguments in King v. Burwell on the Affordable Care Act

King v. Burwell, the Latest Challenge to the Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act. The issue in King v. Burwell is whether premium tax credits are allowed under the law for health insurance plans purchased through federally established exchanges. Find out what this could mean for small businesses.

aca transition relief

ACA Transition Relief and Who Qualifies

Transition relief is available to some applicable large employers to ease into the employer shared responsibility provisions under the Affordable Care Act. This relief helps employers avoid potential penalties as they establish health coverage and adjust to the new filing requirements.

employer shared responsibility

Get Answers to Your Concerns about Employer Shared Responsibility

Meeting employer shared responsibility provisions (ESR) is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Businesses of varying sizes have concerns about whether they are approaching the applicable large employer threshold, which employees they would offer coverage to, or whether the coverage they offer meets the affordability requirement. Find out common ESR concerns and what you need to do to address them.

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[Infographic] How Much Could ACA Reporting Actually Cost?

Whether you’re doing it yourself or outsourcing, here’s a look at what it really takes to complete Forms 1094-C and 1095-C as an applicable large employer.

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