Yesterday, two courts handed down opposing rulings on whether or not the IRS is authorized to provide health insurance tax subsidies to individuals in the federal exchange under the Affordable Care Act.
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Recently, the Department of Labor released new guidance on how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will impact Health Reimbursement Arrangements, Flexible Spending Accounts and various other health savings accounts.
With numerous health care law deadlines around the corner, including the activation of health insurance exchanges and employee notices regarding the exchanges starting Oct. 1, efforts are still underway to defund the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Starting on Oct. 1, 2013, employers must provide all employees with a notice of their coverage options available through the health insurance exchange in their state under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Republicans in the House and Senate are continuing to push for defunding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with legislation offered in both chambers, and many saying they will not vote for any spending bill which includes funding for the health care law.
HHS has released a new 606 page final rule implementing parts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which would, among other items, require exchanges in the first year to accept an individual’s attestation of household income to calculate the allowable subsidy.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published the final rule for the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOPs)--the state and/or federally-facilitated exchanges through which small businesses will purchase health insurance.
On May 2, a lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (PPACA’s) employer penalties in states with federal or partnership health insurance exchanges.
The Department of Health and Human Services has released a proposed rule that would implement the Small Business Health Options Program, a key component of the health insurance exchanges for small businesses and their employees.