Health Care Reform News

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | June 9th 2016 Edition

  • Reminder: Individuals Receiving Advance Payments of the Premium Tax Credit Should Report Certain Changes in Circumstances
  • New IRS Pay or Play Estimator Now Available
  • Highmark Updates for the week of May 30th 2016
  • UPMC Q2 Producer Newsletter: Benefit from exclusive tips, news and information!
  • Few people realize this big risk when they go to the hospital
  • 12 ways to count employees for health plan purposes
  • ACA nondiscrimination regulations finalized
  • Nonprofit Hospital Stops Suing So Many Poor Patients: Will Others Follow?
  • ACA Health Rate Filings
  • Capital BlueCross Tips for an Excellent Enrollment Experience
  • CPAHU CE Meeting July 26, 2016
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | June 2nd 2016 Edition

  • Company Size Impacts Application of "Pay or Play" and Information Reporting Requirements
  • Important commission information from Geisinger Health Plan
  • ACA Health Rate Filings
  • Capital BlueCross Producer Hotline Available for Individual and Medicare Products
  • How the ACA is affecting benefits enrollment
  • Employers advised to proceed with caution on wellness
  • Report: Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
  • In a Secret Meeting, Revelations on the Battle Over Health Care
  • NAHU Calls on Congress to Keep the Employer Exclusion
  • I.R.S. Ruling Is Obstacle to Health Care Networks Promoted by Obama
  • CPAHU CE Meeting July 26, 2016
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | May 26th 2016 Edition

  • DOL Updates Salary and Compensation Levels Required for FLSA 'White Collar' Exemption
  • Pennsylvania (PA) Employment Laws
  • Highmark Agency Action Alert for the week of May 23, 2016
  • Aetna | Upcoming SBC template changes for PA, DE & WV
  • Justices, Seeking Compromise, Return Contraception Case to Lower Courts
  • How to automate benefits without affecting employee satisfaction
  • Moving patient payment upfront
  • 6 steps employers should take to start complying with DOL overtime rules
  • New OT ruling: 6 fast facts
  • GOP health insurance reform plan centers on tax credits
  • Insurers are looking for Obamacare price hikes
  • What to Look for in 2017 ACA Marketplace Premium Changes
  • Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | May 19th 2016 Edition

  • OSHA Requires Certain Employers to Electronically Submit Injury and Illness Data
  • HHS Releases Final Rule on Civil Rights Provisions of the ACA
  • Updated Information 5-13-16: Capital BlueCross Federally Facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace Member Data Match Issues
  • Capital BlueCross HSA and FSA Funding Guides for Benefit Wallet
  • Easier implementation with Aetna Funding Advantage in PA, DE, WV
  • FTC v. Penn State Hershey Medical Center: Speedbump or Roadblock for FTC’s Hospital Merger Winning Streak?
  • Why employers in retail, hospitality should consider minimum-value plans
  • Highmark Sues U.S. Over Affordable Care Act
  • Doctors' group blasts Highmark plan as “half-a-loaf” solution
  • Judge strikes down Obama health law insurance subsidy in victory for House GOP
  • FTC, attorney general appeal ruling on Hershey-Pinnacle merger
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | May 12th 2016 Edition

  • IRS Features Videos and Resources for Small Business Week
  • IRS Guidance for Individuals Receiving a Corrected or Voided Form 1095-A
  • Capital BlueCross Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • Feds propose limits on special sign-ups for Obama health law
  • UPMC, Lycoming County health system join forces
  • Health Insurers Struggle to Offset New Costs
  • How employers are simplifying voluntary benefits
  • 2,000 doctors say Bernie Sanders has the right approach to health care
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives