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  • Courts Issue Opposite Rulings in PPACA Subsidies Cases | Pennsylvania Employee Benefits On July 22, 2014 two Courts of Appeals issued decisions that address whether only people who live in states that have state-run Marketplaces (which are also called exchanges) are eligible to receive premium tax credits or subsidies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). One court held that the subsidy should only be ...
  • Why HSAs Linked to HDHPs are Making a Comeback | Conshohocken Employee Benefits By Elizabeth KayCompliance and Retention Analyst for AEIS, UBA Partner Firm in San Mateo, CA According to new information from United Benefit Advisors (UBA), health savings accounts (HSAs) are outpacing health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) in both adoption and participation rates. And now that metal tier health plans   are allowed higher deductibles, employers ...
  • 5500 Due Date Approaching Generally, plans that must comply with ERISA must file a Form 5500 by the last day of the seventh month after the close of their plan year. For calendar year plans this means the due date for the Form 5500 is July 31. Government plans (which includes most public schools) generally do not need to ...