Election Results and the ACA: Preliminary Thoughts

With the outcome of the 2016 elections now official, the Republicans will hold the majority in both chambers of Congress and control of the White House beginning in 2017. Since President-elect Trump ran on a platform of “Replace and Repeal” of the Affordable Care Act...

Updates Regarding the NJ Small Employer Health Benefits Program

The “A” definition (the state definition) of a small employer has been eliminated. Beginning January 1, 2017, we will only see the federal definition which was the “B” definition. Under the federal definition, a small employer means, in connection with a group health...

2017 Cost of Living Adjustments

On October 25 and 27, 2016, the IRS released cost of living adjustments for 2017 under various provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code). Some of these adjustments may affect your employee benefit plans.

Final 2016 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C Available

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) recently released final versions of the 2016 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C and associated instructions. These forms will be used in early 2017 by Applicable Large Employers (“ALEs”) to report whether the ALE offered (or did not offer) a...