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2019 Year End Round Up: ACA Changes – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law the 2020 Further Consolidated Appropriations Act—spending legislation which also included important changes for employer-sponsored health plans, repealing several taxes enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and extending one.  Here’s the roundup: Gone (the Good): The Cadillac Tax, HIT (Health Insurance Tax), Medical Device […]

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US House and Senate Pass Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017

Yesterday the House of Representatives voted along party lines today to pass H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, by a vote of 224-201. This followed Senate passage last night by a party-line vote of 51-48. with Sen. McCain not voting while recovering in Arizona from cancer treatments.  The President is expect […]

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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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Webinar: The Cadillac Tax, Repeal or Compliance – How Employers Can Prepare

Join AP Benefit Advisors General Counsel and Vice President-Compliance, Patrick Haynes, for this complimentary webinar, as he reviews important changes relating to The Cadillac Tax. Many are predicting this to be the next big multibillion dollar ACA battle, eventually affecting more than 60% of all Employers/Plan Sponsors. The Cadillac Tax is one of the final major […]

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Misconceptions About High Deductible Health Plans and HRAs, HSAs, FSAs and Fully Insured Supplements

Join AP Benefit Advisors Senior Counsel, Patrick Haynes, as he reviews High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs), HRAs, HSAs, FSAs and Fully Insured employee or employer paid supplements to these high deductible health plans. What are the exposures, the risks, the Cadillac taxes and the costs relating to these plans? Should the strategy be complete replacements, […]

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Webinar: HDHPs – Complete Replacement, Additional Offering, Solution to The Cadillac Tax?

Join AP Benefit Advisors Senior Counsel Patrick Haynes as he reviews High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP). Are these plans complete replacements, or should they be used as an additional offering? First introduced over 10 years ago, HDHPs (often coupled with HSAs) continue to gain traction among employers as a viable way to cost share health insurance […]

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Private health exchange interest fueled by finance, not HR

from Employee Benefit News Employers across the country may be expecting to offset higher health care costs through private health exchanges and boosting wellness offerings. However, HR leaders interviewed in a new PricewaterhouseCoopers report say that the push to private exchanges is being fueled by C-suite executives and not benefits professionals. Through a recent series […]

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