The Affordable Care Act Part Three – Upcoming Requirements & The Impact Recent Judicial Decisions Have On the ACA
This is the last of our three part series on the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or “Act”), commonly known as “ObamaCare.” This post discusses upcoming requirements under the ACA and judicial decisions that have impacted or may impact future requirements of the Act.
A report from the Department of Health and Human Services revealed that we’re currently experiencing the largest drop in uninsured American in four decades—potentially, a major sign pointing to the Affordable Care Act’s success. At the same time, its fate hangs in the balance. The question: what happens if the Affordable Care Act is struck down?
While the Supreme Court continues to debate the outcome of King v. Burwell in their chambers, stakeholders must be prepared for the potential fallout the nine justices’ ruling may have. Two weeks ago, we summarized the underpinnings of the case (read about it here) and last week, we reviewed the impact of a ruling against the government on individuals (read about it here).
It’s a Capitol Hill game. Anything that has any significant budgetary consequence may be lauded or condemned based on the Congressional Budget Office forecast of that consequence.
The IRS recently issued final versions of the new Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C and 1095-C, along with related final Instructions. These forms are for reporting of coverage in 2014, but are expected to be similar for reporting for 2015.
The Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act experienced a potential setback on Monday when the Supreme Court vacated a Seventh Circuit ruling denying a preliminary injunction requested by the University of Notre Dame against the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate.
The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) added section 4980I to the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”).
Last week, on Wednesday, March 4, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the highly publicized case of King. v. Burwell—a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” based upon what many would call the most pernicious of statutory problems – poor drafting.
Veteran observers of the United States Supreme Court regularly and wisely advise not to make too much out of the questions asked by the justices during oral argument as a predictor of ultimate outcome.