Senate Republicans released their ACA replacement legislation, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The Senate bill closely mirrors the House proposal—the American Health Care Act—including by:
Repealing the employer and
individual mandates; and
Preserving some ACA protections.
On June 22, 2017, Republicans in the U.S. Senate …
ACA Reforms Highlights
Even if the ACA’s employer mandate is repealed, the following ACA reforms will likely continue to impact plan eligibility rules:
Restrictions on waiting periods;
Dependent coverage to age 26; and
Prohibition on rescissions of coverage.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires applicable large employers (ALEs) to offer …
May 2, 2017
The House of Representatives approved H.R. 1180 and sent it to the Senate for review.
On May 2, 2017, the House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act (also known as H.R. 1180). If approved, H.R. 1180 would authorize private employers to offer compensatory time instead …
January 1, 2018
The new contribution limits for HSAs become effective.
2018 Plan Years
The HDHP cost-sharing limits for 2018 apply for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2018.
On May 5, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2017-37 to announce the inflation-adjusted limits for …
March 23, 2017
A House vote was scheduled to take place, but House Republicans canceled the vote and pulled the legislation.
May 4, 2017
House Republicans passed the AHCA on a party-line vote.
On May 4, 2017, members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted 217-213 to pass the American Health …