On Dec. 16, 2013, the IRS issued Notice 2014-1 to address how the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriages from earlier this year affects cafeteria plans, flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
Changes to the Use-or-lose Rule for Health FSAs
On Oct. 31, 2013, the IRS released Notice 2013-71, which relaxes the “use-or-lose” rule for health FSAs. Under the relaxed rule, an employer
HCR Reinsurance Fees Possible Exemption for Certain Self insured Plans
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) creates a transitional reinsurance program to help stabilize premiums in the individual market for the first
Beginning in 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires most individuals to obtain acceptable health insurance coverage for themselves and their family members or pay a penalty. This rule is
The Obama administration will delay online ACA enrollment for small businesses in federally operated healthcare exchanges until November 1st, one month later than planned. However, the effective date of coverage
Due to the Affordable Care Act requiring that all individuals have health insurance in 2014 or pay a penalty tax, the Internal Revenue Service is allowing mid-year election changes to
The Affordable Care Act imposes a fee on issuers of specified health insurance policies and plan sponsors of applicable self-insured health plans to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News:
The average family’s health insurance now costs about $16,000, and workers pay more than a quarter of that, according to a new survey.
But health insurance
From Business Insurance:
Delaying a key health care reform law provision until 2015 requiring many employers to offer health insurance or pay a fine will result in about 1 million fewer
From the Ohio Department of Insurance:
The Ohio Department of Insurance announced today that individual consumers buying health insurance on the federal government’s health insurance exchange for Ohio will pay an