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 Dec. 13, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a preliminary opinion in the case of California v. Azar. This case, which was brought by the states of California, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland and New York, challenges the Trump…Read More »
On Dec. 14, 2018, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas held, in Texas v. U.S., that the ACA’s individual mandate is unconstitutional and therefore the entire ACA is invalid. The ruling is a result of…Read More »
The IRS recently issued the 2018 version of the Form 8941, Credit for Small Employer Health Insurance Premiums, and the related instructions. Form 8941 is used by small employers to calculate and claim the small business health care tax credit. As background,…Read More »
On Nov. 28, 2018, the IRS published Notice 2018-94, which delays the date by which informational statements must be provided to individuals. The notice also provides transitional good faith relief for reasonable mistakes made in reporting Sections 6055 and 6056 information about…Read More »