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Take note of changes
to tax-free accounts

HSAs, FSAs and HRAs can help employees enjoy tax-free savings for health expenses. Here are a few changes employers will need to pay attention to in the years ahead.

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Aflac is your source for the latest information about health care reform. We’re here to help simplify and clarify the coming changes.

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Health Care Reform Timeline

There have been some big changes made to health care and more are on the way.
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News & Events

September 9, 2014

First steps to take with IRS draft ACA reporting instructions – Health Insurance Exchange

The Internal Revenue Service released a set of long-awaited draft instructions for the forms employers will need to file to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, providing an opportunity for benefit advisers and their employer clients to begin preparing for the new reporting requirements set to begin in 2015.

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September 4, 2014

How people feel about their employer-sponsored health plans – The New York Times

How people feel about their employer-sponsored health plans – The New York Times There are new results from the Urban Institute’s Health Reform Monitoring Survey, which asked people with employer-based coverage how they liked what they had. A large majority said they were satisfied with the range of services that were covered and the quality of the care they could get. But just over half said they were satisfied when they were asked about their premiums, deductibles and financial protection against big bills.

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August 11, 2014

Employers should prepare now for 2015 to avoid penalties – The National Law Review

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, beginning in 2015, certain large employers who do not offer affordable health insurance that provides minimum value to their full-time employees may be subject to significant penalties.

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August 1, 2014

Poll shows most Americans don't really get how Obamacare works – The Wire

A new poll found that most people don't understand how Obamacare works. Under the health care law, a consumer choses one of several private health insurance plans, and the government might subsidize the premium. According to a new Kaiser Family Foundation health care tracking poll, 63 percent of Americans aren't sure if Obamacare plans are private or government sponsored. The poll also found that 53 percent of Americans have an unfavorable view of Obamacare, meaning the law is less liked now than at any other point in its history.

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