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Cadillac Tax – Delayed Again

Chalk this up to – we all saw this coming, but had to prepare for it anyway.  You may recall that the so-called Cadillac Tax was due to hit all employers and plan sponsors as part of their 2014 renewals.  Many special interest groups, including big-labor pressed for a delay and the administration provided a […]

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5.66 Years Later – We Have Final Regs for PPACA’s 2010 Features – Departments Finalize Healthcare Reform Guidance

The Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services (DOL, IRS, HHS) have jointly issued final regulations coverage a number of health care reform topic, many dating back to 2010’s initial implementation of the Affordable Care Act (PPACA). These include: Appeals and Review of Claims Dependent Coverage Designating a Primary Care Physician Emergency Care […]

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Benefits Compliance Webinar Series

AP Benefit Advisors has produced dozens of webinars over the last few years on benefits compliance, administration, and legislation. These issues can prove challenging and nuanced for businesses of all sizes, across the country. The webinars cover a range of issues from ACA Medicaid migration and ERISA to HIPAA, GINA, and more. And the laws, […]

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Webinar: Top 15 Must-Do's for 2016 Renewals to Ensure Compliance and Avoid Penalties

Join AP Benefit Advisors Senior Counsel and VP of Compliance, Patrick Haynes as he reviews the “Top 15 Must-Do’s for Your 2016 Renewal” to ensure compliance and avoid penalties. It’s imperative that HR teams avoid key mistakes in their 2016 open enrollment. With the increased challenges and scrutiny impacting enrollment, employers must avoid these critical, […]

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US Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies

The Affordable Care Act survived its second Supreme Court test in three years. In a 6-3 majority ruling, the Supreme Court upheld the federal government’s authority to provide health insurance subsidies through a federal exchange. The King v. Burwell decision ultimately hinged on just four words — “established by the State.” The decision reviewed in […]

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IRS Releases Draft 2015 Forms 1094 and 1095

On Tuesday of this week, the IRS release 2015 versions of Form 1094 and 1095. These will be used to report information that is needed to satisfy and comply with both the Individual Mandate and the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act (in addition to assisting with the complex evaluation process for […]

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AP Benefit Advisors Acquires Benefits Agency WorkforceTactix, Inc.

  AP Benefit Advisors, one of the nation’s largest and best-equipped full-service benefits consulting and brokerage firms, announces today the acquisition of WorkforceTactix, Inc., a Maryland based employee benefits and HR professional services consulting firm. The firm’s 36 associates will join AP Benefit Advisors, an AssuredPartners subsidiary in Hunt Valley, Maryland, but will continue to […]

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