From policy reminders to breaking news on the federal and state level, we keep our clients and partners updated on the topics that matter in healthcare, wellness and employee benefits.
Health Care Reform
On Aug. 28, 2017, the IRS released a draft version of the instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C, which are used by large employers to comply with Section 6056 reporting under the PPACA. The most notable change is that no Section 4980H…Read More »
IRS Releases Information Letters Regarding Continued Applicability of Employer and Individual Mandates
The IRS recently released IRS Information Letters 2017-0010, 2017-0011, 2017-0013 and 2017-0017 to address PPACA’s employer and individual mandates following President Trump’s executive order directing agencies to minimize PPACA’s burdens (see link below ). The executive order does not change the applicability…Read More »
On Aug. 4, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit – in Real Alternatives v. HHS, No. 16-1275 (3rd Cir. Aug. 4, 2017) – affirmed the district court’s decision for the government. This case involved objections to the requirement…Read More »
On July 28, 2017, the IRS released draft versions of the 2017 informational reporting forms that insurers and self-insured employers will use to satisfy their obligations under IRC Section 6055 and that large employer plan sponsors and health plans will use to…Read More »