Tagged: 2013 health care reform symposium

Health Care Reform Features Tax Credits For Businesses

by Cindy Crone, Arkansas Insurance Department 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Many businesses have viewed the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) with concern, focusing on the tax penalties in the law for those that don’t provide insurance; however, the benefits far outweigh any potential penalties.

Health Care Law Comes With Learning Curve

by Tom Hayes, Regions Insurance Inc. 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Penalties associated with the employer mandate are expected to generate $140 billion in revenues over the next 10 years according to the Congressional Budget Office, not enough to fund the effort while the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the IRS and U.S. Treasury determine how to get it right. However, individuals are still required to comply in 2014 with the individual mandate, and the federal exchanges are still set to launch Jan. 1.

The Affordable Care Act — Tax Implications For Employers

by Juliana Reno 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Almost every employer will have to make substantive changes to its group health plan — changes to the benefits, changes to the eligibility rules, changes to the amount of premium paid by the employer, or some combination of these — in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”).

Accounting Implications Of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

by Chris Doolittle 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Accounting for information reporting requirements in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), while considering the budget effects, requires consistent discipline. Companies should continue dedicating the necessary resources to bring regulatory change into focus.

Impact Of The Affordable Care Act And Understanding Your Choices

by Cal Kellogg, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield 8/12/2013 12:00 am

In determining how reform will impact your employer group, your considerations include whether or not your group is grandfathered and how the new rating rules will affect your premium.

Transformation Of Arkansas’ Health Care System

by Dr. Joe Thompson, ACHI/Arkansas Surgeon General 8/12/2013 12:00 am

In a little over four months major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will go into effect. Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, the more than 500,000 working-age Arkansans currently without a source for paying medical expenses will be able to take advantage of the core intent of the federal law.

Clearing Up Questions about Health Care Reform (From the Publisher)

by Mitch Bettis 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas Business has traditionally reported important trends and issues affecting business in the state and it is in this spirit that we join with our esteemed partners to present the 2013 Health Care Reform Symposium. This accompanying supplement is designed to get you thinking about the impacts to your business.