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 Health Care Act Part 6–The Individual Mandate

Beginning January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act requires all non-exempt U.S. citizens and legal residents to have qualifying health coverage or pay a tax penalty. The individual mandate makes it possible for everyone, including people with pre-existing conditions such as cancer, diabetes and health disease, to get health insurance. Without the individual mandate requirement, […]

The Affordable Care Act Part 2 – Tax Timeline

Financing the Affordable Care Act While there are estimates as to what the ACA will cost and how much of that cost will be offset by new taxes and fees, realistically it’s impossible to predict at this point in time with any accuracy what impact health care reform will have on family budgets. The hope […]