• August 2015 DeChristopher Newsletter

    In the course of less than a month, the nation’s five largest health insurers now have the power of three. Anthem’s purchase of Cigna has created the largest health insurer by enrollment, serving 53 million ...

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  • July 2015 DeChristopher Newsletter

    Last Thursday, June 25th, the Supreme Court issued a 6-3 ruling that subsidies received through the federal exchange would be upheld. The ruling upholds a major tenet of the health care law enabling millions of ...

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    June 2015 DeChristopher Newsletter

    Offering a group health plan can be one of the most challenging, yet rewarding decisions an employer can make. The employees participating in the plan, their family members, and the employer all benefit when a ...

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    May 2015 DeChristopher Newsletter

    Beginning in 2018, the Internal Revenue Service will subject plan sponsors to an excise tax if they provide overly generous levels of health benefits to employees above a certain threshold.The IRS recently released Notice 2015-16 ...

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    April 2015 DeChristopher Newsletter

    The IRS recently released the final forms and instructions for Section 6055 and 6056 reporting. Additionally, the IRS released Publication 5196, Understanding Employer Reporting Requirements of the Health Care Law inorder to help employers prepare ...

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    Dec 2014 Year-End ACA Compliance Checklist

    As health care reform continues to unfold, employers should be aware that the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code will begin to take
    effect in 2015. This newsletter ...

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