Webcast: Taking Your Medicine: Health Care in 2017 (XSOBC4117)
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The current presidential administration has expressed an intent to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, the timing of a repeal, and the nature of what would replace the ACA, remain unclear. In the meantime, ACA compliance obligations remain both complex and mandatory. Until changes to the law occur, otherwise uninsured individuals and employers with 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent employees must be on top of the complicated ACA rules as they apply in the current year. This

7/19/2017
When: 07/19/2017
12:00 PM until 3:30 PM
Where: Webcast
Surgent
OBC4-2017-01-WEBNR-200-24
United States
Presenter: Mike Tucker, Ph.D., LL.M., J.D., CPA


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Acronym XSOBC4117
CPE 4 hours
Vendor Surgent
Category
Taxation
Level Update
Prerequisite A working knowledge of tax law as it relates to health insurance
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Tax practitioners who need to understand current year healthcare compliance requirements and challenges for employers
Registration
Member $139
CPA Non-Member $189

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Course Description

The current presidential administration has expressed an intent to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, the timing of a repeal, and the nature of what would replace the ACA, remain unclear. In the meantime, ACA compliance obligations remain both complex and mandatory. Until changes to the law occur, otherwise uninsured individuals and employers with 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent employees must be on top of the complicated ACA rules as they apply in the current year. This course will focus on the key issues and planning strategies that tax practitioners need to know in order to effectively advise their clients during this uncertain time.

Objectives

  • Understand how the Affordable Care Act affects businesses and individuals
  • Recognize how and when Affordable Care Act-related penalties apply to individuals and businesses
  • Understand how Notice 2015-17 applies to employer reimbursements of employees who purchase health insurance
  • Understand the new rules for health reimbursement accounts
  • Understand the current status of healthcare reform and how it affects current year compliance obligations

Topics

  • New rules for health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs)
  • Current and breaking developments in healthcare reform
  • Current year ACA compliance requirements and challenges