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05/09/2013

Treasury Proposes Minimum Value Rules for Health Plans

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has published proposed regulations that provide guidance on how an employer may determine whether its group health plan provides “minimum value.” This determination is important because a large employer (generally speaking, with 50 or more full-time employees) faces a $3,000 annual penalty (under Code section 4980H(b)) with respect to each … Continue Reading »
08/17/2011

More Guidance Provided on State Health Insurance Exchanges

Following up on guidance issued last month, the Department of Health and Human Services has proposed two new sets of regulations and the Department of the Treasury has proposed one on the state-based health insurance marketplaces known as Affordable Insurance Exchanges. (To view our alert on the earlier guidance, click here.) The Patient Protection and … Continue Reading »
05/20/2010

IRS Issues Guidance on Small Employer Health Insurance Expense Tax Credit

The IRS has issued a notice explaining provisions in the recently enacted health care reform legislation that establish a federal income tax credit for small employers who implement or maintain health insurance coverage for employees. The notice clarifies various aspects of the new rules, including the following: To qualify for the full tax credit, an … Continue Reading »
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