AHCA/NCAL Bookstore


National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) Products

View & Download the AHCA Planning Guide and Product Catalog focused on “Celebrating Life’s Stories”, here. Skilled nursing care centers and members of the public may visit the AHCA store directly here to purchase 2018 products.

AHCA/NCAL Bookstore offers a variety of regulatory and training products for the long term care profession. www.AHCApublications.org or www.NCALpublications.org or contact them directly at 800.321.0343.


Providing Employee Benefit Planning and Consulting

New 2018 Federal Poverty Guidelines Affects ACA Safe Harbor

In January, the department of Health and Human Services released the 2018 Federal Poverty Guidelines. This updated amount is significant for benefits professionals because the Federal Poverty Guideline forms the basis for one of the three possible affordability safe harbors under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) employer mandate.

Background Summary

As a reminder, an applicable large employer is generally required to offer at least one health plan that provides affordable, minimum value coverage to its full-time employees (and minimum value coverage to their dependents) or pay a penalty. For this purpose, “affordable” means.., CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING