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The Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, and the employer-shared responsibility mandate went into effect in 2015. Is there an ACA small employer mandate? It’s challenging for small business owners to understand how the ACA impacts them specifically. As a small business owner, how do you know if you’re required to provide health insurance …

ACA Employer Mandate: What Small Employers Need to Know Read More »

Yes, the price of health insurance is still rising. But that’s no surprise. Companies have nervously anticipated that news annually for a long time. The good news—or as good as it gets—is that the rise in employer healthcare costs per employee has plateaued over the last few years. According to the Society for Human Resource …

How Employers Are Managing Rising Healthcare Costs in 2019 Read More »

As many of you know, the IRS has started sending out Letter 226-J notices. Many employers are now trying to figure out what triggered the IRS to send the notice. Many of them are also trying to figure out if there was anything they could have done differently to avoid receipt of Letter 226-J. Here …

How to avoid a love letter from the IRS: a 226-J Preventative Checklist Read More »

Efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare - have created quite a few shake-ups and discussions these past few months, culminating in the first “real” replacement legislation, named the American Health Care Act (AHCA), being pulled after Republicans were unable to agree on the details. So, for …

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Repeal and Replace Efforts – Where are we at? What are Employers to do? Read More »

The intent has been made clear that President Trump intends to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Executive Order signed in late January indicates that changes are coming, although it’s still unclear what those changes will mean for business in the future. What is clear is that ACA has not been repealed …

What Does the ACA Executive Order Mean for Businesses Today? Read More »

As we start this new year, many businesses are considering making changes to drive growth. While you might consider hiring new talent to keep up with these changes, be aware that when your headcount hits a certain number, there will likely be new legislation to consider. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), for example, triggers compliance …

New Year and New Growth Leads to New Legislation Read More »

Specialized staff at HealthBack provide personalized home health services to homebound patients in four states, operating out of 36 branch locations. Nearly 800 employees work across multiple branches and each may work part or full time, hourly or salary, temporary or on call—which creates complications for payroll and Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting. While it …

HealthBack Strengthens ACA Compliance Efforts With Technology Read More »

Eligible employers may soon face expensive penalties for Affordable Care Act (ACA) noncompliance. Research indicates ACA penalties are going to hurt during the upcoming 2016 tax reporting period. Accenture researchers revealed penalties could be attributed to employers that are “unintentionally non-compliant,” meaning they offer health coverage, but fail to meet IRS reporting requirements. Don’t get …

Employer ACA Penalties Could Reach $31 Billion Read More »

Although there are plenty of headlines suggesting President-Elect Trump could repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it hasn’t happened yet. In the meantime, businesses must continue to comply with the existing legislation. However, the IRS has made a slight change in deadlines and extended the good faith penalty relief to the 2016 information …

Affordable Care Act Changes, Not A Repeal – Yet Read More »

Many businesses are wondering just how compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may change after the recent election. While the exact changes have yet to be determined, businesses should not sit back and wait, but rather keep moving forward based on the ACA legislation that is in place today. It is also a good …

Put ACA Compliance Plans Under Microscope Before DOL Does It for You Read More »

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