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Final rules released for Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary

The federal government released final rules June 12 regarding the Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary that group health plans and health insurance issuers must provide in accordance with the Affordable Care Act. The rules state that the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury are finalizing changes "to help plans and individuals better understand their health coverage, as well as to gain a better understanding of other coverage options for comparison." More information about the final rules is available in a fact sheet and news release. The final rules indicate that the new SBC template and associated documents will be finalized by January 2016 and will apply to health-care coverage for plan years that begin or renew on or after Jan. 1, 2017.

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Which of the new IRS forms will you need to file?

Next year, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require employers to report employee health insurance information to the IRS. This quick reference guide will help you know which of the new forms you’ll need to file and when.

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The healthcare reform survival guide

Download this white paper to learn more about the changes facing employers as a result of the ACA. You’ll find explanations of compliance issues, checklists of what your company should be doing, and a calendar of important effective dates.

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How to determine if you should pay or play

This flow chart can help you decide which options are right for your company.

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Affordable Care Act: Reporting requirements for applicable large employers

To prepare for 2016, applicable large employers need to track information each month in 2015. Use this document created by the IRS to better understand the employer reporting requirements of the health care law so you can be ready to fill out the new IRS Form 1095-C and Form 1094-C in 2016.

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Guide to the ACA's employer reporting requirements

Beginning in 2015, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require any employers with 50 or more employees to report the cost of health care coverage under an employer-sponsored group health plan on employees' W-2 forms. Use this guide to prepare for the changes coming in 2015 to the ACA's employer reporting requirements.

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A look ahead: The ACA in 2015 and Beyond


Using real-time data from your Sage solution, now you can manage the information designated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and generate the government-regulated reports as required.

  • Import employee and benefits data from your HR or payroll product.
  • Determine how many full-time employees you have and if you qualify as a large employer.
  • Understand the impact of your decision to pay or play.
  • Review summary healthcare coverage for all of your employees.
  • Generate ready-to-file Forms 1094-C and 1095-C.

These are just some of the many features available to help you make informed decisions about healthcare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements.

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