Tag Archive: ppaca

Contradictory Court Rulings on ACA Tax Subsidies

July 23, 2014 9:57 am Published by

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.

DOL Limits Health Reimbursement Arrangements

September 25, 2013 11:32 am Published by

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.

Health Care Update

September 18, 2013 9:33 am Published by

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.

Republicans Seek to Defund Health Care Law

August 7, 2013 5:32 am Published by

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.

New PPACA Implementation Regulations Released

July 10, 2013 9:24 am Published by

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.

Health Care Update: Final SHOP Rule Released

June 5, 2013 11:51 am Published by

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.

PPACA Employer Penalties Challenged in Court

May 15, 2013 8:39 am Published by

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.

Small Business Health Options Program

April 10, 2013 12:24 pm Published by

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.