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Employer shared responsibility By Jan. 1, 2015, businesses must decide whether to offer coverage or risk paying the government penalties.  Take a look at some additional advantages to offering health benefits. Read more  


Large group employers face deadline for "play" or "pay" decision Prepare for the benefit decisions that must be made by Jan.1, 2015 with this helpful guide to employer shared responsibility. Read more


How to calculate employer size Under the Affordable Care Act, the number of employees determines a company's responsibilities and potential penalties. Here are examples of how to count full-time, full-time equivalent and seasonal workers. Read more


Penalties and compliance conditions for large group employers The Affordable Care Act imposes penalties on large group employers that do not meet compliance requirements.  Learn the cost of inadequate coverage and non-coverage the easy way. Read more


Reporting obligation delayed one year The U.S. Treasury announced that employers and insurers have been granted a year-long delay in reporting requirements. Read more


Pending change in definition of "small group" In 2016, when the definition of small group - currently considered 1 to 50 in Iowa and South Dakota - becomes 1 to 100,  affected employers will be required to adopt new plans that comply with Affordable Care Act regulations. Read more


Marketplace notification requirements What employers need to cover when informing employees about the marketplace.  Read more 


Affordable Care Act Timeline Learn about each provision and when it will take place. Read more 


New IRS reporting requirements for employer-sponsored coverage New Internal Revenue Service requirements for employers reporting the cost of health insurance. Read more  


What's new with Form W2 New IRS reporting regulations for employers of 250 or more who provide employer-sponsored health coverage.  Read more   


IRS employer reporting requirements How to gain a head-start on 2014 tax year. Read more  


90-day waiting period The Affordable Care Act limits the maximum time before coverage goes into effect for employees to no more than 90 calendar days. Eligibilty conditions and exceptions are examined here. Read more 


Actuarial value and minimum value defined Employers need to know the distinction between these two important terms frequently used interchangeably.  Learn the difference between the percentages that can determine employer penalties. Read more   


Dependents covered to age 26 Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, dependents can remain on parents' policies even if they are eligible for other coverage. Read more  


Employers benefit from wellness, too Programs promote health and lower costs. Read more 


New place to purchase coverage Newly created health insurance marketplaces (formerly known as public exchanges) prepare to launch. Read more 


Coming ACA regulations will affect groups of all sizes The Affordable Care Act is a work in progress. Rules, fees, reports and more yet to be released will impact employers. Some of the things to put on your radar are included in this article. Read more 


Funding the Affordable Care Act How Affordable Care Act funding could lead to higher costs for employers. Read more 


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