Employers that sponsor health care plans should start devising communication strategies regarding COVID-related deadline extensions and when those extensions may end.
There are signs of increasing mergers and alliances between health care providers that, when successful, allow for more negotiating power with payers and more diverse, ancillary services. According to health care M&A consultancy Irving Levin Associates, 2018 saw a record number of publicly announced transactions, primarily in skilled nursing and senior housing properties. Deal value,[ … ]
There continues to be much uncertainty about the Affordable Care Act and how such uncertainty will impact health care costs. So it’s critical to leverage all tax-advantaged ways to fund these expenses, including HSAs, FSAs and HRAs. Here’s how to make sense of this alphabet soup of health care accounts. HSAs If you’re covered by[ … ]
The 2018 Arizona CFO Spotlight Survey attracted respondents from a number of industries in Phoenix and Tucson. We will highlight the health care segment here in terms of growth, risk factors, strengths and trends. Responding health care companies included hospitals, clinics, and specialists. They are based mainly in Tucson. Over the last three years, revenue[ … ]
The 2017 CFO Spotlight Survey attracted respondents from a number of industries in Phoenix and Tucson. We will highlight the health care segment here in terms of growth, risk factors, strengths and trends. Responding health care companies were based mainly in Tucson, and 57% believed that the economic climate in their city is better than[ … ]
Starting in 2016, applicable large employers (ALEs) under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will have to file Forms 1094-C and 1095-C to provide information to the IRS and plan participants regarding their health care benefits for the previous year. Both the forms and their instructions are now available for ALEs to study and begin preparations[ … ]