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Affordable Care Act resources

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services resources

Internal Revenue Service resources

  • IRS Guidance regarding W‐2 Reporting of Insurance Coverage
    • Frequently asked questions
    • IRS Notice 2011-28 (71k This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.) regarding Interim Guidance on Informational Reporting to Employees of the Cost of Their Group Health Insurance Coverage.
    • IRS Notice 2012-09 (87k This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.) restating and amending portions of IRS Notice 2011‐28 regarding Interim Guidance on Informational Reporting to Employees of the Cost of Their Group Health Insurance Coverage.
    • Summary of requirement to report the cost of coverage under an employer-sponsored group health plan.
    • Webinar ‐ Reporting of Employer Health Care Coverage on Form W‐2.
    • IRS Notice 2010-69 (15k This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.)regarding Interim Relief with Respect to Form W‐2 Reporting of the Cost of Coverage of Group Health Insurance.
  • IRS Guidance regarding Full‐Time Employee Safe Harbors:
  • IRS Notice 2012-59 (40k This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.) - IRS guidance regarding waiting period.
  • IRS Notice 2012-40 (34k This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.) - IRS guidance regarding flex spending contribution limitations.
  • IRS Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions

Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight (CCIIO)/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) resources

  • CCIIO website - The Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) is charged with helping implement many reforms of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Model Summary of Benefits and Explanation of Coverage (SBC):
    • Templates - A variety of downloadable templates and samples of forms for providing employees with an accurate summary of benefits and coverage.
    • Instruction guide - Instructions for completing the SBC for Group Health Plan Coverage.
  • Medicaid/CHIP Letter to governor (58k This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.) - 2011 letter from the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of Education identifying strategies for enrolling uninsured children who are currently eligible for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
  • Essential Health Benefits Bulletin Frequently Asked Questions (88k This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.) -  Guidance on the department of Health and Human Services intended approach to defining essential health benefits (EHB) under the Affordable Care Act.

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