ACA Remains in Effect While Federal Courts Review Recent Decision

December 17, 2018

A federal court in northern Texas issued a ruling on Friday that calls into question the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

IRS Extends Deadline to Provide ACA Forms to Individuals

November 30, 2018

The IRS* announced that it has extended the due date for employers to furnish Forms 1095 to employees, from January 31, 2019 to March 4, 2019.

IRS Announces Increased Fee on Health Plans

November 7, 2018

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released an update to the annual fee imposed on certain health plans, from $2.39 to $2.45, calculated based on the average number of lives covered.

IRS Updates Q&As with Current ACA Affordability and Penalty Amounts

February 22, 2018

The IRS has updated its online ACA Q&A resource to reflect updated penalty amounts, affordability thresholds and guidance on expired transition relief for 2018.

Congress Further Delays Cadillac Tax, Temporarily Suspends Other ACA Taxes, Funds Children’s Health

January 24, 2018

The ACA’s 40 percent excise tax on high-cost employer-provided health coverage, often referred to as the “Cadillac” tax, will now go into effect on January 1, 2022, rather than January 1, 2020. The delay gives employers two additional years to prepare for the tax.