Tags: Affordable Healthcare Act

Employee Wellness Programs Continue to Face Compliance Challenges

Wellness programs for employees are a great idea to help companies recruit and retain today’s top talent.  In general, many companies are genuinely concerned about their employees’ health and well-being. However, the rules for employer-sponsored wellness programs continue to be a moving target; most recently, regulations issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) intending to address issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, or GINA. Many employers are already well aware of the wellness regulations under the Affordable Care Act that for some... Read More

What You Need to Know About 2019 Affordable Care Act Reporting

Winter is here, which means it’s time for plaid, twinkle lights and figgy pudding. But there’s something else on HR managers’ minds this time of year: The Affordable Care Act (ACA). Whether it’s open enrollment, tax forms, or benefits eligibility, ACA compliance is probably on your radar. As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed by the president in December 2017, the individual mandate penalty will reduce to $0 for the first time in 2019. The Affordable Care Act consists of two mandates: the individual mandate and the... Read More