New Healthcare Reform Resources
IRS Launches Affordable Care Act Resource Center for Employers
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently launched a new online Affordable Care Act (ACA) resource center for employers. The Web page (ACA Information Reporting Center for Applicable Large Employers [ALEs]), provides information on the employer mandate and reporting requirements. The Web page specifically discusses:
- How to determine if you are an ALE;
- Resources for ALEs; and
- Outreach materials.
Although geared toward large employers, the IRS did state it will provide information and resources for employers of all sizes.
The ACA Information Reporting Center for ALEs is available here.
CMS Releases FAQs Regarding the Exchanges’ 2016 Employer Notice Program
On September 18, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released 10 frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the Affordable Care Act’s 2016 employer notice program. Among other items, the CMS FAQs: define the employer notice program; detail how the notification process will work and when employers can expect to receive notices; as well as provide information on how an employer may appeal an employer notice.
The FAQs are available here.
As your PEO partner, Oasis can provide expert guidance and tactical help as you navigate through the ACA’s provisions. For instance, Oasis provides assistance with tracking employee hours and reporting requirements. For more information, please visit www.oasisadvantage.com or call 866-AT-OASIS (866-286-2747).