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The American Health Care Act Passes the House

On May 4, 2017, the House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by a vote of 217 to 213. This was a big step for House Republicans in fulfilling President Trump’s campaign promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The bill must also pass in the Senate for it to […]

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ACA Repeal & Replace – New House Bill Details

House Republicans just released the latest version of the ACA repeal and replace legislation.  The good news for many of our clients is that the Congress has listened to you and us as your brokers, consultants, agents and administrators.  Many of us didn’t see the wisdom in upsetting the employer-sponsored-healthcare market (150+ million Americans enjoy […]

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DOL Issues Final SBC Template and Instructions

On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, the DOL (United States Department of Labor) issued final regulations on the new SBC (Summary of Benefits and Coverage) template and related documents, intended for use as of April 1, 2017. Final documents and a completed sample SBC are available on the DOL website, see the link below. PPACA (aka […]

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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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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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EBSA Webinar on the Transitional Reinsurance Program

The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration is providing the following information from HHS: Registration is open for the “2015 Reinsurance Contributions: Form Completion, Submission, and Payment” webinar being held on September 23, 2015, September 28, 2015 and September 30, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET. This webinar provides an overview of […]

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Webinar: Using Analytics to Manage Benefits and Generate an ROI – HRCI Preapproved*

Join AP Benefit Advisors Director of Data Analytics, Scott Mayer, for this complimentary HRCI preapproved webinar*, as he reviews how HealthCare Reform is impacting benefit plans, data analytics and plan ROI. PPACA reform caused a significant transformation in benefits management relating to compliance, data analytics, and plan management. In the PRE–Health Care Reform world, the […]

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Webinar: Medicaid Expansion & Medicaid Migration – Increasing Coverages While Reducing Employer Premiums – HRCI Preapproved*

Join us for this one hour, HRCI pre-approved webinar* and learn about ACA Medicaid Expansion and the potential impact on employee coverages and employer plans. Most employers are unaware of the benefits available to help lower-wage employees and their families, who might not be able to afford health insurance. Medicaid can provide these employees access […]

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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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Webinar: Affordable Care Act – Employer Reporting and Compliance Update

Join AP Benefit Advisors General Counsel and Vice President-Compliance, Patrick Haynes, for this complimentary webinar, as he reviews reporting and compliance pertaining to IRS Sections 6055 and 6056. Noncompliance penalties relating to violations are significant, and can result in fines up to $1.5 million. Many employers are struggling to understand all reporting requirements, what to […]

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