Obamacare Extra Enrollment 2015

Obamacare Extra Enrollment 2015

Obamacare Extra Enrollment Period 2015 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today a special enrollment period for anyone who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the tax fee when they file their 2014 taxes in states. This Obamacare Extra Enrollment Period will allow those individuals and families […]

The Affordable Care Act Part 12 – Small Employers

Small Employers The Affordable Care Act defines “small” as those with fewer than 50 full-time employees (FTEs). Small employers are exempt from the ACA “play-or-pay” penalties. There are, however, incentives to some small employers to offer health care coverage to their employees. Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) While the initial availability date may vary […]

The Affordable Care Act Part 11 – Large Employers

While the Affordable Care Act does not require employers to provide their employees with access to employer-sponsored health care plans, the ACA does include incentives and penalties intended to: 1) minimize disruptions of the existing employer-provided health care system, and 2) to encourage smaller employers to provide their employees with access to employer-sponsored health care […]

The Affordable Care Act Part 9 – Q.H.P.’s

Qualified Health Plans Under the Affordable Care Act, starting in 2014, an insurance plan that is certified by a Health Insurance Marketplace provides essential health benefits, is a standardized plan, and meets other requirements. A qualified health plan will have a certification by each Marketplace in which it is sold. Essential Health Benefits Health plans […]