Leave the political arguments of the ACA to the glib pundits and analysts; we sought out people on the ground floor, those who have to make it work, whatever their feelings about the law or its political symbolism.
It’s hard to believe that five years have since passed, with the ACA surviving charges of death panels, chair-tossing town-hall sessions, more than 40 repeal votes and a major Supreme Court challenge.
I was relieved to discover that my son and taxman aren’t the only ones with questions about the ACA.
The Affordable Care Act is creating new jobs as the health care industry continues to transform in response to the legislation.
The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury have jointly warned employers not to dump high-cost employees from group health plans.Read More
Although Obamacare allows employers to conduct biometric tests, the EEOC says such tests violate the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.Read More
Halbig v. Burwell challenged the IRS interpretation of two conflicting provisions and lost at the U.S. District Court of D.C. The appeals court overturned the lower court’s decision.Read More
Employers who have not accurately counted the number and type of employees within their organization by Jan. 1, 2015, could end up with unnecessary expenditures as a result of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate.
With compliance beginning as early as January 2015, employers should determine their number of employees under the regulations to determine when compliance is necessary.Read More
What about Title VII and the other ant-discrimination laws? Hobby Lobby does not answer these questions and leaves them to lower courts to interpret in future cases.Read More