Tag: ACA

ACA Reminder: Employer Deadlines

Filed in Codes and Standards by on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
ACA Reminder:  Employer Deadlines

Employers covered by the Affordable Care Act – generally, those with at least 50 full-time employees or the equivalent number of part-time employee hours – should be aware of key deadlines and launch dates in the coming months. The good news? NAHB has the tools and resources to help you get ready.

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Employers Who Pay Workers Premiums for Health Insurance Exchanges Could Face Stiff Penalties

Filed in Codes and Standards, Labor by on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
Employers Who Pay Workers Premiums for Health Insurance Exchanges Could Face Stiff Penalties

The IRS has ruled that employers cannot evade offering health coverage to their employees by providing them tax-free contributions to purchase their own health insurance on online public marketplaces.

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Congress Looks at Employer Mandate as Enrollment Deadline Kicks In

Filed in Advocacy by on April 3, 2014 0 Comments

Though NAHB continues to oppose the Affordable Care Act, the legislation continues to be implemented. Short of a full repeal, NAHB continues to work with Congress and the Administration to address our members’ concerns. The deadline for individuals to apply for health insurance as required by the Affordable Care Act was March 31. The Obama […]

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Stand-Alone HRAs No Longer Allowed Under Affordable Care Act

Filed in Advocacy, Codes and Standards, Education by on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Stand-Alone HRAs No Longer Allowed Under Affordable Care Act

The use of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) has been changed under the Affordable Care Act. The HRA was created by the IRS in 2002 to permit employers to provide pre-tax dollars to employees to pay for medical care and services. Under the health reform law, only integrated HRAs remain viable. Integrated HRAs are health reimbursement […]

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Medium-Size Employers Get One-Year Reprieve from Health Care Law Mandate

Filed in Advocacy by on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Medium-Size Employers Get One-Year Reprieve from Health Care Law Mandate

The White House announced Feb. 10 that it will grant employers with 50 to 99 full-time workers an additional one-year extension to Jan. 1, 2016 to comply with the requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). By that date, these employers must provide health care coverage or pay a tax penalty. Those who own and […]

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NAHB Provides Additional Information on the Affordable Care Act

Filed in Education, IBS, Labor, Legal by on January 27, 2014 0 Comments

NAHB is providing additional avenues for members to get user-friendly information about the Affordable Care Act in advance of the new March 31 enrollment deadline. In addition to four ACA education sessions being held at IBS, NAHB also introduced a new section on the NAHB website about the health care law and will roll out several new webinars that […]

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Affordable Care Act: Learn More at IBS

Filed in Advocacy, IBS, Labor, Legal by on January 13, 2014 0 Comments

Do you know how the Affordable Care Act will affect you, your business and your budget? NAHB is planning four information sessions at the International Builders’ Show that should give you the facts you need in plenty of time to meet the new March 31, 2014 deadline for enrollment. Three sessions will be held in […]

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