Category Archives: Health Care Reform

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Compliance Conundrum: Three Strategies for Meeting Today’s Compliance Challenges Head-On [Infographic]

The employment-related tax, HR and payroll compliance landscape is becoming increasingly complex. In 2012 alone, there were 17,000 proposed tax rule changes across 10,000 unique tax jurisdictions*. With this volume of change, finance executives are challenged to find sufficient resources and expertise to fuel effective compliance processes – particularly since rising regulatory demands coincide with…Read More »


04.12.13 |

HHS “Partially” Delays Implementation of SHOP Exchanges

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. On March 11, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule that delays a portion of the Small Business Health Options Program, also known as the SHOP Exchange. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states are required to…Read More »


03.19.13 |

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Update: Affordability Safe Harbor Methods

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. As discussed in a recent Eye on Washington, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking entitled “Shared Responsibility for Employers Regarding Health Coverage” on January 2, 20131. This Eye on Washington is the third in a series dedicated to highlighting…Read More »


02.11.13 |

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Update: Full-Time Status Determination Rules

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. On December 28, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a proposed regulation1 regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Shared Responsibility provisions, which affect large employers (generally those with at least 50 full-time equivalent employees).  As announced in a recent Eye on Washington, several…Read More »


02.04.13 |

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Update: Exchange Notice Requirements Delayed

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. Section 18B of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as added by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), provides that employers subject to the FLSA must furnish employees with a written notice, by March 1, 2013, explaining the availability of Exchanges, including the services provided…Read More »


01.28.13 |

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Update: Employer Shared Responsibility Rules

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. The “Shared Responsibility” requirements included in the ACA collectively establish new administrative and recordkeeping requirements that will apply to large employers, and potential IRS assessments that will apply if such employers do not offer qualifying health coverage to all full-time employees, beginning in 2014,…Read More »


10.04.12 |

Determining Full-Time Employees Under the Affordable Care Act: Implications of Notice 2012-58

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. Of the many substantive employer compliance provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that take effect in 2014, HR and Payroll departments may find that the most immediate impact will be in determining which employees qualify as “full-time employees” under the law. This new…Read More »



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