Several ACA requirements will be affected by changes that take effect in 2020, such as increased dollar limits and affordability percentages. To prepare for 2020, employers should review upcoming requirements and develop a compliance strategy. This ACA Overview provides an ACA compliance checklist for 2020.
To prepare for compliance with the ACA's employer shared responsibility rules, employers using the look-back measurement method for determining full-time status for 2019 will need to begin tracking their employees' hours of service in 2018 to have corresponding stability periods for 2019. This ACA Overview provides a summary of when employers should begin tracking employee hours.
On Oct. 15, 2019, a federal court vacated parts of the ACA's Section 1557 nondiscrimination regulations. Specifically, court eliminates provisions related to gender identity and termination of pregnancy. This ACA Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the court's ruling.
On Sept. 4, 2019, the IRS issued Notice 2019-50 to index the applicable health insurance providers fee amount for 2020 under the ACA. Although employers are generally not responsible for paying this fee, insurers may pass the cost onto policyholders through premium increases. This ACA Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the health insurance providers fee.
On May 24, 2019, HHS issued a proposed rule to revise the ACA's Section 1557 nondiscrimination regulations. Specifically, the proposed rule would amend provisions related to gender identity and language access protections, in response to a federal court injunction. This ACA Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the proposed rule.
This month's HR Brief discusses the latest developments with the Affordable Care Act and the Department of Labor's newly proposed overtime rule.
This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the Department of Justice's support of a federal court ruling invalidating the Affordable Care Act and provides an overview on a ruling that invalidated certain parts of a 2018 rule on association health plans.
On April 19, 2019, HHS issued its final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020, which describes benefit and payment parameters under the ACA applicable to the 2020 benefit year. This ACA Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of key changes included in the final rule for 2020.
This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the upcoming Affordable Care Act reporting deadlines and the removal of the wellness plan incentive limits.
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