Exchanges category

  • Private Health Insurance Exchanges Set to Grow Rapidly

    Apr 27, 2017

    The government health insurance changes established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may be faltering, but private exchanges will grow significantly in the next few years, driven i...

  • Top 5 Health Care Reform FAQs

    Feb 06, 2015

    Next month marks the five-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While many of the requirements for employers and group health plans are already in effect, the questions continue to roll i...

  • Employers Must Provide Exchange Notice at Time of Hiring

    Sep 15, 2014

    Employers are required to provide an Exchange Notice (also referred to as a “Notice of Coverage Options”) to each new employee at the time of hiring as of October 1, 2013. For 2014, the no...

  • Sep 09, 2014

    Certain employers must comply with the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Shared Responsibility provisions (also known as “Pay or Play”) in less than 6 months. HR360’s attorney-reviewe...

  • IRS Increases 9.5% Affordability Threshold—Or Did It?

    Sep 02, 2014

    On July 24, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released three Revenue Procedures (2014-46, 2014-37, and 2014-41), which provide guidance to individuals on their obligation to main-tain minimum e...

  • Webinar: Cafeteria Plan Change in Status Rules

    Sep 02, 2014

    Join us as Stacy Barrow of Proskauer Rose reviews the “Change in Status” rules that govern employees’ pre-tax premium contributions.  Learn the circumstances under which an employee’s salary...

  • Appeals court nixes subsidies for HHS exchange users

    Jul 22, 2014

    From LifeHealthPro: By Allison Bell July 22, 2014 • Reprints A three-judge panel at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a decision that could block efforts to expand access to private ...

  • “Affordable Care Plans”—Too Good To Be True?

    Apr 25, 2014

    Clients across the country have been approached by a variety of vendors claiming to have developed a “solution” for dealing with high cost participants. The particular names of the programs differ...

  • Health Care Reform Highlights

    Apr 03, 2014

      Federal agencies continue to issue new rules and guidance related to a number of requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The latest updates include the following: Delay Extended for S...

  • 5 Must-Know Facts About ‘Play or Pay’

    Mar 06, 2014

    Recently issued final rules provide important guidance on the ‘play or pay‘ provisions under Health Care Reform. These provisions require large employers–generally those with at leas...