ACA Likely to Change Substantially but Full Repeal Unlikely

Employer mandate and Cadillac tax are among provisions being targeted By Stephen Miller, CEBS Nov 11, 2016 The day after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that the U.S. Senate would move to swiftly try to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “It’s pretty high on our agenda […]

Health Reform Update

Several ACA taxes which begin in 2014 are now being passed on to premiums, sixty-one thousand apply for health insurance in Illinois, but new enrollments have few young people, new guidance released for plan designs, and higher deductibles are leaving many underinsured by new plans.ACA Taxes Increase Starting in 2014, Obamacare begins taxing insurance companies […]

Key Obamacare rule for business delayed for year

By BRETT NORMAN and JENNIFER HABERKORN | The Obama administration is postponing the federal health care law’s insurance mandate for employers next year, in a major concession to the business community and lawmakers who have become increasingly vocal about the law’s potential to damage a slowly recovering economy. The announcement doesn’t affect the main coverage […]

Obamacare and Your Contingent Staff

 In the wake of massive healthcare reform, employers are now using contingent workers to control healthcare costs. Here are four smart strategies for staying compliant when using temporary, contract or leased employees.