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CBO's cost estimate on the AHCA: What it means

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its cost estimate of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) yesterday afternoon--a significant first step in the legislative process.

The report measures key criteria that will help members of Congress decide how to cast their vote on the bill, or if the bill should be brought up for a vote at all. It includes the AHCA’s impact on the federal budget and debt, the number of Americans covered, and the cost of health care coverage.

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Nail your 2016 reporting and prepare for future health care reform

We understand that businesses’ reporting and compliance needs may change with the new administration. While President Trump works to repeal Obamacare and put his own stamp on health care reform, employers will still need to remain compliant with the current regulations. That’s why we’ve introduced a monthly subscription option for our tracking and reporting ACA solutions.

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Repeal and replace: 5 lawmakers shaping the future of the ACA

Health care reform is coming.

The only questions that remain are how, when, what, and who.

The replacement for the Affordable Care Act remains fuzzy, but Congress is taking definitive steps toward something new. While we can’t yet say what the law will look like, or when changes will come, we do have an increasingly clear picture of who will make it happen.

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Trump and health care: What the president’s address tells us

Last night, Trump made his first address to a joint session of Congress. He covered a lot of ground, from immigration to national security to spending. But one thing that everyone was listening carefully for, from Congress to the American people, was a definitive plan for health care reform.

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1095-C FAQ: What employees want to know

It’s tax season again, which means a lot of paperwork, number crunching, and confusion.

For the second year, this includes the reporting employers submit about their health care plans, beginning with the distribution of the ever-confusing 1095-C. While employers have their own set of questions regarding the 1095-C, employees may not understand what their role is when it comes to reporting.

Here are some common questions that employees may ask about handling the 1095-C and how you can answer them.

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The current state of health care reform: A webinar

With his executive order on the Affordable Care Act, Donald Trump signaled to the world that he’s serious about health care reform. The order also introduced a slew of new questions for employers, who are already struggling with ACA reporting and compliance amid the law’s uncertain future.

To address these questions and help employers navigate the shifting landscape, we’re hosting a webinar on Thursday, Feb. 2. We’ll cover the latest legislative events and how they stand to impact the future of health care reform.

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