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IRS Updates FAQs on Certain ACA Provisions

Posted on Mon, Jan 23, 2017

The Trump Administration and the Republican majority in Congress plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the coming months. In the meantime, however, employers must continue to comply with the existing rules for 2016, including the information reporting requirements and shared responsibility provisions.

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Tags: Affordable Care Act (ACA), Employers, HRAs

Paying Employees to Buy Health Coverage? Know the Ground Rules

Posted on Tue, Dec 02, 2014

Does your company's health insurance plan include health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) or flexible spending accounts (FSAs)? If so, you should know these plan components are both subject to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its "market reform" provisions. The Department of Labor and other principal agencies have issued another round of guidance1 to answer some of the frequently asked questions about health care reform, including questions about the use of HRAs and FSAs.

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Tags: Healthcare, EHTC Article, HRAs, FSAs, DOL, Newsletter, Articles, Affordable Care Act