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IRS Closes Minimum Value Loophole for Low-cost Employer Plans

Under the Affordable Care Act, minimum value of an employer-sponsored plan is significant for a number of purposes, including the “pay or play” rules or and laws governing exchange subsidies. However, earlier this year, a debate arose whether employer plans with no hospital benefits should be able to avoid the “pay or play” penalty. On November […]

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Ted Haughey of CBG Featured in BenefitsPro Article About ACA Surcharges

Ted Haughey, Senior Vice President of CBG Benefits, was recently featured in an article that was published by BenefitsPro. The article, which is entitled “PPACA’s Smoking Gun“, focuses on the modifiable behavior surcharges that have been implemented by the Affordable Care Act. The article focuses on topics such as: The financial impact of the smoking […]

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DOL Updates Model COBRA Notices

Recently, the Department of Labor (DOL) released information that may impact your company’s compliance requirements regarding COBRA and the Affordable Care Act. The primary change involves making those who lose their group health insurance coverage and are eligible for COBRA aware of the Exchanges/Marketplaces that were established by the ACA. As a result, the DOL […]

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PPACA Benefit and Payment Parameters: Reinsurance Fees and Cost-Sharing

On March 5, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2015 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters Final Rule. These regulations describe are in regards to Health Care Reform’s Reinsurance Program and annual limits on cost-sharing. Reinsurance Program The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires a three-year transitional reinsurance program to be established […]

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