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Monthly Archives: February, 2016

  • IRS Publishes Reminders for Employers Subject to Employer Mandate

    On Jan. 13, 2016, the IRS published Health Care Tax Tip 2016-05, Five ACA Facts for Applicable Large Employers. The tax tip is meant to remind applicable large employers (ALEs—those with 50 or more full-time employees including equivalents that are subject to PPACA’s employer mandate) of five things.

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  • CMS Blog Clarifies Special Enrollment Period Questions

    On Jan. 19, 2016, CMS posted a blog entitled “Clarifying, Eliminating and Enforcing Special Enrollment Periods.” The blog announces the elimination of several unnecessary special enrollment periods, clarifies the definition of another special enrollment period and outlines stronger enforcement. As background, special enrollment periods allow individuals to enroll in coverage in the exchange when they experience certain mid-year life changes (outside of the annual enrollment period).

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