In an effort to promote more accountability to facilities that focus on Long-Term care, The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has mandated a new reporting tool called Payroll Based Journal (PBJ) Reporting in order to collect.
A big question that employers have is whether or not they need to offer health coverage to those individuals who are currently on a leave of absence and/or receiving disability benefits.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known and commonly referred to as Obamacare, can result in a penalty against large employers that don’t offer coverage to their eligible employees. These penalties are often referred to as Employer Shared.
Before the ACA, annual renewals were all about price negotiation, but now companies are looking to their brokers for help with ACA compliance, and compliance with other laws such as the Employment.
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As many of you are already aware, the IRS extended the reporting deadlines for the 1095 forms. Unfortunately, we are seeing an alarming trend of employers putting this particular subject on the back burner. This is not a wise decision.
Government regulations will continue to have an impact on employee benefits in 2016, and employers, HR staff, and benefits administrators need to pay attention to the following issues.
Late 2015 saw so much legislative and regulatory change to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that it was difficult to keep up with it all. Heading into 2016, it’s important for employers to understand what has already happened, what the ACA means.
The IRS and U.S. Treasury are extending the due dates for ACA reporting in order to help companies that are having trouble with this daunting task.
New rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have created big changes and costs for employers and industries who haven’t provided group health benefits in the past. These include convenience retail, restaurants, home health care, nursing homes,.