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Posts Tagged ‘self-insurance’

IRS Grants Extension for 6055 and 6056 Reporting

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

According to United Healthcare, Broker Connection Special Edition:

“On Dec. 28, 2015, the IRS announced that it is granting an automatic extension for the 2015 information returns required of insurers, employers and certain other providers of Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) under Section 6055 and 6056 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).

Coverage providers that need more time now have until March 31 to get Form 1095 to individuals and until June 30 to electronically file with the IRS. For providers not filing electronically, the deadline is May 31, 2016. (more…)

Self-insurance: A threat to Obamacare?

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Benefits Pro reports:

“Happy Jack Adventures is a successful small business, much like the many others the federal government hopes will line up to buy health insurance for their workers once the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act fully kicks in.

Yet fearful of sharp premium hikes and with a mostly young, seemingly healthy workforce of 50, Jack McCormick, the founder and CEO of the Seattle, Wash.-based adventure tourism company, has something else in mind.

McCormick believes his firm is fiscally sound enough to bear the risk of self-insurance and is looking to make the switch.


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