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Supreme Court Upholds Tax Subsidies for ACA

The Supreme Court [recently] announced that it had ruled in favor of the Obama administration in the case called King v. Burwell. The Supreme Court’s decision (by a 6-3 vote, with Chief Justice Roberts writing the opinion) confirms that tax credits used to subsidize the cost of health insurance coverage for low-income individuals who purchase coverage will be available through…

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Wrestling with the ACA

It’s been over five years since the ACA (Affordable Care Act) was signed into law and business owners and managers are still struggling with the heavy list of compliance requirements. “The ACA has made benefits much more complicated than they ever were before,” said Sally Roberts, Director of HR at Morris Communications Company, at a recent House subcommittee meeting. So…

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What do I do with the rebate check for employee health insurance?

If you have already renewed your group health insurance plan in 2014, you may have received a premium *rebate check for employee premiums. If your company pays 100% for all employee and all dependent premiums, then the company can keep the rebate (although it must be used toward the benefit of those enrolled in the health plan). However, if employees…

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