Health Care Alert Archive

Looking Ahead at 2017

Businesses across the nation are anticipating some major changes to occur in 2017 in the areas of healthcare and tax reform. While anticipating significant change, planning at this point is a bit of challenge, because no one can predict with accuracy the extent of ...Read More

New Overtime Rules

In May, the Department of Labor issued new rules regarding exempt and non-exempt employees and overtime. The changes to the salary thresholds are dramatic, in that DOL has not made any adjustments for a number of years. Employers must implement these rules for an ...Read More

Affordability Level Indexed

IRS has published[1] the indexed affordable threshold for 2017 at 9.69 percent; up from 9.66 percent 9.56 percent for 2015. This is the multiplier used at the Exchange to determine if an applicant was offered “affordable” coverage by his/her employer. The Exchange operates under code §36B, ...Read More