As ACA Remains Law, Focus Turns Back to Regulatory Relief

29 MARCH, 2017 As ACA Remains Law, Focus Turns Back to Regulatory Relief Employer groups likely to seek targeted legislative and regulatory fixes Now that House leaders have withdrawn the GOP’s American Health Care Act from formal consideration—at least for the time being—the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will stay in effect and attention is turning […]

IRS Extends 1095-C and 1095-B Filing

18 NOVEMBER, 2016 IRS Extends 1095-C and 1095-B Filing Today, the IRS announced (see  Notice 2016-70) an extension to the distribution (but not filing) deadline for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements set forth in Sections 6055 and 6056 of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”).  Under Code Section 6055, health coverage providers are required […]

2017 Premium Changes and Insurer Participation in the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplaces

28 OCTOBER, 2016 2017 Premium Changes and Insurer Participation in the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplaces Health insurance premiums on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces (also called exchanges) are expected to increase faster in 2017 than in previous years due to a combination of factors, including substantial losses experienced by many insurers in this market […]

Assessing ACA Marketplace Enrollment

4 MARCH, 2016 Assessing ACA Marketplace Enrollment As of the end of the third open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 12.7 million people had signed up for coverage in the health insurance marketplaces, up from 11.7 million last year and 8.0 million in 2014. Actual enrollment will end up somewhat lower than this because […]