The Evolution of the Affordable Care Act

THE EVOLUTION OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Current Changes Changes Up For A Vote While President Trump attempts to revive the failed Ryan sponsored American Health Care Act other legislation affecting healthcare has passed or is awaiting Senate approval. The 21st Read More …

When Are Voluntary Benefits Subject to ERISA?

WHEN ARE VOLUNTARY BENEFITS SUBJECT TO  ERISA? Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) The demand for voluntary benefits spurred by passage of the Affordable Care Act has created potential compliance pitfalls for employers struggling to contain health care premium costs. Read More …

Marketplace Employee Exchange Subsidy Notices

MARKETPLACE EMPLOYEE EXCHANGE SUBSIDY NOTICES Employers may receive notices from the Marketplaces indicating that they may be subject to the shared responsibility payment because an employee requested and received a subsidy. Employers have a short window of 90 days to Read More …

ACA Compliance Never Ends

ACA COMPLIANCE NEVER ENDS! If there is any one message TEKCare stresses to clients and prospects it is to be diligent with respect to the ACA. It’s easy during the summer months to become distracted and not pay attention to Read More …

Affordable Care Act Enforcement

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ENFORCEMENT What to Expect The initial year of the Affordable Care Act has ended; employers in an attempt to comply with the regulations have offered coverage to all full-time employees, changed plan designs, and submitted reports to Read More …

PCORI Reporting Requirements 2016

PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (PCORI) REPORTING REQUIRMENTS 2016 DUE BY 8/1/16 The PCORI fee must be paid using IRS Form 720 “Federal Excise Tax Return”, line 133 by July 31st of the Calendar Year immediately following the end of the Read More …

1094C What to Expect!

1094C WHAT TO EXPECT! The purpose of the 1095C employee reporting and 1094C employer reporting to the IRS is to determine if an employer is liable for excise tax fines under penalty 4980H of the ACA. The 1094/1054 reporting is Read More …