United Benefit Advisors Insight and Analysis Blog

Understanding Clients’ IRS Play-or-Pay Penalty Assessment Letter

Posted by: Danielle Capilla    Apr 26, 2018 4:46:07 PM

Recently, clients may have contacted you with questions about Letter 226-J, which they would have received from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) during or after the end of 2017. These letters stated that your clients might owe money, either because the IRS didn’t offer health coverage to enough of its full-time employees, or because the health coverage that it did offer wasn’t affordable (or minimum value).

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Topics: health insurance policy, Health Coverage Tax Credit, play or pay requirements, ACA penalties, benefits compliance, tax law, Compliance Advisor

Frequently Asked Questions about Grandfathered Health Plans

Posted by: Linda Rowings    Jul 28, 2014 1:46:00 PM

As employers determine their plan designs for the coming year, those with grandfathered status need to decide if maintaining grandfathered status is their best option. Following are some frequently asked questions, and answers, about grandfathering a group health plan. 

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Topics: health insurance exchanges, private insurance exchange, health marketplace, employee wellness, PPACA, retirement, small group employers, grandfathered plan, health insurance policy, health benefits, benefit communication, benefit consultants, benefit management, compliance with health care reform, employee health, group health insurance, healthcare consumerism, health plan compliance, health reimbursement account, insurance solutions, medical plan, self funded health plans, Group health plans, small business