Affordable Care Act

This blog was authored by Shardé C. Thomas

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) recently released the final versions of the information reporting forms that Applicable Large Employers (i.e. large employers subject to the employer mandate) and employers sponsoring self-insured plans are required to file annually under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).  The final forms do

Healthcare.jpgThis post was authored by Stephanie Lowe

The federal government recently released updates to the model Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (“COBRA”) notices available to employers on the Department of Labor (“DOL”) website.  The updated model notices clarify that additional cost-effective coverage options, including financial assistance under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), may be available

Healthcare.jpgThis post was authored by Heather DeBlanc

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require large employers (i.e. those with over 50 full time equivalent employees) to offer “substantially all” of their full-time employees (and their dependents) the opportunity to enroll in affordable health coverage.  A full-time employee is one who averages 30 hours or more