premium tax credits

Posted November 2nd, 2022 in Family

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently published Notice 2022-41 in response to the fixes made to the family glitch

Posted October 19th, 2022 in Family

The Department of Treasury published a final regulation on October 13, 2022 which eliminates the so-called “family glitch” starting on January 1, 2023.

Posted August 29th, 2022 in Employers, Producers
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) signed into law last week included some healthcare provisions that primarily impact Medicare and plans sold on a Health Insurance Marketplace; however, some of the provisions included in the law may indirectly impact employers and group health plans.
 
Posted August 19th, 2022 in Employers, Producers
On August 16, 2022, President Joseph Biden signed a bill into law called the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). While its name may not imply it, there were some provisions in the bill that impact healthcare and/or health insurance. Here is a summary of some of those provisions:
 
Extension of Enhanced Marketplace Subsidies
 
Posted August 8th, 2022 in Employers, Producers
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued Revenue Procedure 2022-34 which includes important details as it relates to Advanced Premium Tax Credits (APTCs) on Health Insurance Marketplaces and “affordable coverage” as it relates to the Employer Mandate for plan years starting in 2023.
 

Advanced Premium Tax Credits (APTCs)

 
Posted April 20th, 2021 in Producers, Individuals

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created premium tax credits in the individual health insurance market which first became available as of January 1, 2014. The amount of the premium tax credit available to a person is largely based on their household income. Most eligible individuals receive the premium tax credit in advance by estimating their household income for the year.

Posted June 12th, 2015 in Producers, Employers, Individuals
There’s an interesting story developing in Texas which may have a carryover effect to other states. The Texas House of Representatives and Senate have approved House Bill 1514, which would require the letters “QHP” to be included on ID cards of any health plan purchased through the Exchange. QHP, which stands for Qualified Health Plan, would help doctors and medical providers understand the type of coverage a patient has prior to providing any services.
Posted August 1st, 2013 in Producers, Employers, Individuals

The public insurance exchanges are expected to introduce a new way for individuals to obtain health insurance coverage next year. However, with the introduction of these exchanges comes a number of complexities and nuances. That includes the topic of premium payment processing and late payments.

Individuals that qualify for Advanced Premium Tax Credits (APTC) through the exchanges will have a portion of their premium subsidized by the federal government, but the balance of the premium will be their responsibility.    

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