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Measuring ACA eligibility for employees on leave of absence

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While employees may take a leave of absence for myriad reasons, human resources professionals face a similar set of challenges each time one occurs. For every employee leave of absence (LOA), the HR team must ensure that appropriate regulations are followed.

State healthcare reform is here. What’s it mean for your company?

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As an employer, managing your ACA requirements isn’t always easy. However, if your company operates in several states, the challenges you face associated with your ACA compliance considerations could become much more difficult.

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2020 PCORI Fee Reminder

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee was scheduled to sunset at the end of 2019, but the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 amended Section 4375 of the Internal Revenue Code to extend the PCORI fee with respect to all plan years ending on or before September 30, 2029.

State healthcare reform is here. What does it mean for your company?

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As an employer, managing your ACA requirements isn’t always easy. However, if your company operates in several states, the challenges you face associated with your ACA compliance considerations could become much more difficult.

Mobile Recruiting: The Secret Weapon to Attracting and Retaining Candidates

Speaker: Dana Kopp, Talent Acquisition Manager of Operations at thredUP

Candidates are always on the go, so are we really going to get a response from them through email? By creating a mobile recruiting strategy at your organization, you will be able to reach, hire, and onboard candidates faster. Join thredUp's Operations Recruiting Manager Dana Kopp to learn how to build a mobile recruiting program into your existing workflow and talent acquisition strategy.

Common ACA complex employer challenges and how to solve them

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At first glance the expectations tied to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can seem well-defined.

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What You Need to Know About Forms 1094 & 1095: A Simplified Guide

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It’s reporting season again for applicable employers who are working to comply with Affordable Care Act requirements. Forms 1095 and Forms 1094 play an important role in avoiding IRS penalties. This blog clarifies the purpose of each form and provides links to important, simplified training guides. Here’s what you need to know: If you’re an employer with 50 or more full-time employees or full-time equivalent employees, you’re considered a large employer.

Your ACA Compliance Can’t Wait: Here’s Why

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Every January we make our resolutions for the future. These resolutions may be personal — losing weight, exercising more or taking care of ourselves.

Your ACA Compliance Can’t Wait: Here’s Why

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Every January we make our resolutions for the future. These resolutions may be personal — losing weight, exercising more or taking care of ourselves.

Your ACA Compliance Can’t Wait: Here’s Why

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Every January we make our resolutions for the future. These resolutions may be personal — losing weight, exercising more or taking care of ourselves.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Making the effort to correct errors reported by the IRS is just as important as filing and furnishing

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You planned for your 2018 tax year reporting season, you mailed out all the Forms 1095-C to your employees and made your IRS filing date…but wait…the reporting season is not over.

Making the effort to correct errors reported by the IRS is just as important as filing and furnishing

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You planned for your 2018 tax year reporting season, you mailed out all the Forms 1095-C to your employees and made your IRS filing date…but wait…the reporting season is not over.

Measuring ACA Eligibility Through the Look-Back Method

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In the modern business market, you’re conditioned to look toward the future. We all are. And that’s one thing that can make successfully navigating the Affordable Care Act (ACA) more difficult, because it isn’t just enough to look to the future when it comes to your ACA compliance.

Understanding ACA affordability safe harbor options

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As mandated by the ACA, eligible employers must offer healthcare that meets minimum essential coverage (MEC) requirements to 95 percent of their full-time employees and their dependents. The law also indicates your employees’ required contribution must be no more than 9.5

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Measuring ACA Eligibility Through the Look-Back Method

Health efx

In the modern business market, you’re conditioned to look toward the future. We all are. And that’s one thing that can make successfully navigating the Affordable Care Act (ACA) more difficult, because it isn’t just enough to look to the future when it comes to your ACA compliance.

Understanding ACA affordability safe harbor options

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As mandated by the ACA, eligible employers must offer healthcare that meets minimum essential coverage (MEC) requirements to 95 percent of their full-time employees and their dependents. The law also indicates your employees’ required contribution must be no more than 9.5

Keeping up with IRS Letter 226-J

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A year ago the IRS began issuing Letter 226-J notifying employers — those that may not have complied with section 4980H(a) and (b) of the ACA employer mandate during the 2015 tax year — of the penalties they may face for non-compliance.

What recent ACA changes mean for states, insurers and you

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While the pace of ACA news in mainstream media has slowed, health reform and changes to ACA-related regulations and revisions continue. So, we wanted to spend our blog today digging a little deeper into what you need to know and how these changes will affect states, insurers and you.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The Washington, D.C., individual mandate has been delivered. Here’s what it means.

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Since the federal repeal of the 2014 Obamacare tax penalty, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Vermont have all passed individual mandates of their own. Now Washington, D.C., joins that group. For District residents, it means stay the course and that — similar to life under the federal mandate — they are required to have “minimum essential coverage” beginning in 2019. Minimum essential coverage is defined as coverage that meets the expectations of the Affordable Care Act. How the act came to be.

Common ACA complex employer challenges and how to solve them.

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At first glance the expectations tied to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can seem well-defined. The “rule of 95”, after all, dictates that all appropriate companies must provide coverage to 95 percent of all applicable employees and that this coverage must meet the minimum federal requirements. Depending on the size of your company, this can be a rather large number, but the rule of 95 helps define your expectations, right? Now, here’s where it gets complicated.

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Protect your company from receiving Letter 226-J, here’s how.

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As the years have passed, the IRS has continually improved its processes for identifying Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance and information reporting violations. This makes your company’s compliance management more important than ever.

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Q4 Health Reform and Legislative Updates

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COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

REMINDER: PCORI FEE DUE JULY 31

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For employers who sponsor self-insured health plans, the annual fee to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is due by July 31, 2017. The fee should be filed on the employer’s second quarter Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return, IRS Form 720.

Annual enrollment starts with ACA eligibility

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At Health e(fx) we understand the stress some departments feel during annual enrollment. We make it our goal to reduce the complexity of ACA compliance. If you’re feeling the pain of annual enrollment, our technology solution can help you simplify the process of offering benefits to your benefits-eligible employee population. We do this through several key differentiators. ACA eligibility determination support. Our technology leads the market in ability to determine benefits eligibility.

ACA penalties and what they mean for your company

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If you haven’t seen our previous content on the subject, you can read more about the ACA in our How to explain penalties to your C-suite blog, our 2020 ACA Parameters or in this infographic.

IRS Releases Draft Copies of Forms 1094-C and 1095-C

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The IRS released 2018 draft copies of Forms 1094-C and 1095-C on July 11 and those of us in the industry immediately began looking for changes. Similar to last year, there were few changes to be found. The draft forms are typically indicative of what the final version of forms will look like. Form 1094-C void of changes. Aside from expected date changes, it appears there are no alterations to the draft edition of Form 1094-C when compared to the final 2017 version.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Here’s how to explain ACA penalties to your C-suite and get results

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Life in HR can be challenging and that’s putting it lightly. Managing the on-and off-boarding of employees, supporting perks and wellness initiatives and ensuring compensation equity can all be taxing.

Workforce data integration helps employers uncover valuable insights

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Data has always been an important aspect of business. When businesses analyze data sets, they can make practical and educated conclusions to improve business practices, capitalize on workforce trends, and improve their bottom line. At Health e(fx), our technology integrates benefits, payroll and HRIS data and transforms these files into unparalleled insights to help employers save money, reduce ACA compliance risks and optimize their workforce strategies.

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Q4 – 2016 ACA Legislative Update

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Health e(fx)’s goal is to help remove the complexities of Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance so that you are able to focus on the success of your employees and your business.

ACA Legislative Update – Quarter Two, 2016

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July 20, 2016. Congratulations! The 2015 filing season is now behind you and it is time to focus on the upcoming annual open enrollment and the 2016 filing of your Forms 1095 and 1094. It is amazing that this time of year is already upon us.

Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!