ppaca webinar Archives - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

Senate GOP’s Better Care Reconciliation Act – Updates

Senate Republicans released their health reform overhaul today after weeks of intrigue. The fight going forward is going to be over the reoriented subsidies and Medicaid. There is nothing explicit that allows states to waive out of anything new but the general waiver requirements process has been expanded. The greatly anticipated (and robustly debated) Senate […]

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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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2016 Updated Healthcare Reform Timeline (Version 16)

If you want to see 10 pages of health reform in a 1 page timeline (well, 1 page for Employer and 1 page for Employees) then please visit our website (www.apbenefitadvisors.com/news).  But, if you are looking for details specific to just a certain year or plan, then you can’t do better than this implementation timeline […]

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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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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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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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New AP Benefit Advisors Webinar Available On-Demand: Wellness Plans On Trial

AP Benefit Advisors General Counsel and Vice President-Compliance, Patrick Haynes, reviews the EEOC’s litigation against employer’s wellness plans. Wisconsin based Orion Energy Systems is accused of violating federal law by requiring an employee to submit to medical exams and other inquiries that, according to the EEOC, were not consistent with business necessity as part of […]

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