Archive for June 2016

Looking Forward: New Rules for Self-Insured Health Insurance


You probably already know that the Affordable Care Act requires health plans to offer coverage for 10 essential health benefits. You may know, too, that there are exceptions to the rule. But this just out: Starting next year, there’s a new rule which changes the game significantly for self-insuring employers. Let’s take a look. Certain…

Read More

ACA Compliance: Two New Announcements, a New Possibility of Audit


Last month, the US Department of Health and Human Services made two announcements about health subsidies within the state and federal exchanges, which bear an impact on employers in 2016. And the announcements are? First, when a worker applies for a subsidy, their boss is going to get notified of that by the federal marketplace.…

Read More