Items Tagged with 'Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act'


Income tax changes and the family business owner

March 21, 2014
Last year ushered in many changes on the tax front resulting from the American Taxpayer Relief Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Read More

Exchange enrollment starts tomorrow

Cherry Street Health Services will help people sign up.

September 27, 2013
Cherry Street Health Services in Grand Rapids is the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Michigan. Read More

Insurers file to be part of state’s health care exchange

All employers will have to inform employees soon of insurance options.

July 12, 2013
As it now stands, Michigan residents and businesses will be able to choose a health insurance policy from 14 insurers when the state’s exchange site becomes operational Oct. 1 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Read More

More cost and lots of confusion

May 10, 2013
Cost and confusion are the two main factors confounding employers these days as they prepare to comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act starting Jan. 1. Read More

Medicare investment tax may apply to some landlords

New levy hits real estate investments, and investors have to figure out if it applies to them.

April 5, 2013
The Medicare Investment Tax, found in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, went into effect this year and will have to be accounted for on some investors’ returns next year. Read More

Early elective deliveries declining at GR hospitals

Nationwide drive to have uncomplicated pregnancies reach full term is succeeding.

March 29, 2013
As noted in a recent report from Kaiser Health News, doctors have been warned for decades about the dangers of delivering babies early without a medical reason. Read More

New Blue Cross likely to have higher premiums

Upcoming insurance exchange could put policy providers under a white light.

March 29, 2013
After 75 years of operating as a tax-exempt nonprofit organization, Michigan’s largest health insurer, with 4.4 million members, will become what state lawmakers have called a “customer-owned nonprofit.” Read More

Priority Health links to Michigan Health Connect

March 14, 2013
Priority Health has become the first major health care insurer in Michigan to join the state’s largest health information exchange service, Michigan Health Connect. Read More

Determining ‘large employers,’ ‘full-time employees’ for PPACA

January 11, 2013
Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, beginning in 2014, any company designated as a "large employer" will be required to offer minimum . . . Read More