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"Shocking Sloppiness Won’t Doom The Health Reforms": Republican Politicians Will Have A Lot Of Angry People On Their Hands

How many politicians, aides, lobbyists, lawyers, insurance moguls, professional groups, and interns — both the political and medical kind — agonized over the details in the Affordable Care Act? 586 more words

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"The Right’s Collective Amnesia And Fantasia": Former Republican Senator Admits The Obamacare Court Challenge Is Built On Lies

For months, when the Affordable Care Act was still swimming upstream through the legislative process, President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats courted Senator Olympia Snowe, a Republican from Maine, thinking she would respond rationally to enticements and provide Democrats bipartisan cover to reform the U.S. 853 more words


Friday Reads: SCOTUS Plays Doctor (and God)

Good Morning!

I’ve got all kinds of personal reasons to hope that  when the Supreme Court decides King v. Burwell next month that one just one Republican-appointed justice will consider the complaint trivial and it will be dismissed.   2,706 more words

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The ACA is in Effect: What Could Go Wrong? Potholes to Avoid and New Challenges Down the Road

Concerned about the complexity of annual ACA reporting? Our series of ACA Best Practices webcasts can help! Take action today to better navigate the ACA and avoid costly potholes in the road. 179 more words


Updated 2015 Pay or Play Penalty Calculators Now Available

The Pay or Play Penalty Calculators in your online HR library have been updated to include the inflation-adjusted penalty amounts for 2015. There are two separate calculators for 2015, depending on an employer’s number of full-time employees (including full-time equivalents): 133 more words

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Code Section 6056—What Information Must Be Reported?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created new reporting requirements under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Section 6056. These new reporting rules require applicable large employers subject to the ACA’s employer shared responsibility rules to report information on the health coverage offered to full-time employees to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and covered individuals. 40 more words

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Costs mount for targeted cancer therapies

Targeted cancer therapies work. Two-thirds of all US cancer patients, most of them taking intravenous or oral targeted drugs, survive at least 5 years after diagnosis. 435 more words