Posts Tagged ‘ Affordable Care Act ’

Dept. of Health & Human Services Issues Interim Final Regulations for Children to Age 26

May 10th, 2010 | By

The new healthcare reform law permits young adults to remain on their parents’ healthcare plan(s) until age 26.   Yesterday, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury have issued regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act by expanding dependent coverage for children up to age 26. Key elements include the following: Plans and issuers
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IRS Issues Rule on Tax Treatment of Health Care Benefits for Children Under Age 27

May 4th, 2010 | By

Under the new healthcare reform law, health coverage provided for an employee's children under 27 years of age is now generally tax-free to the employee, effective March 30, 2010. The IRS recently announced, in Notice 2010-38, that changes will now allow employers with cafeteria plans to permit employees to begin making pre-tax contributions to pay
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