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AUG 2016 ISSUE: BENEFITS MAGAZINE

"1095 Reporting—What You Don’t Know
Could Be Expensive"

by Howard M. Gerver
President of ACA Managed Services

Our 1095 Forms Solutions

Be proactive. March 2nd is fast approaching.

Do you need a stand-alone and cost effective SaaS  solution (i.e. Smart1095.com) or do you want us to do the heavy lifting through our, full service IRS reporting solution that works with or without your HR/PR system?

You'll be happy to learn that our proprietary and proven solutions work with any HR/PR system. You may be asking "how is this possible if other vendors only provide partial offerings?" The secret is our Data Validation & Transformation engine (DVT). DVT only requires a limited amount of data from your system. Even better, in our full-service solution, DVT does all the heavy lifting so you can relax. In addition, we also provide other related services, including legal support, data conversion services, employee communications and ACA contact center support to answer recipient questions.

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Your Painless Low-Cost Solution

Small Business
3,000+ Employees
Middle Market
Smart1095
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1095 DATA & FORMS "CYA" SERVICES

Help mitigate your IRS penalty risks and show proactive "good-faith" efforts

While the IRS took away its stick (certain IRS penalties for incorrect 1095-C forms) and replaced it with a carrot ("good-faith efforts"), the collective exhale felt throughout HR and Finance departments was felt throughout America. Now that the IRS extends "good-faith efforts” the likelihood of submitting the forms and filings without penalties could be a very dangerous belief. In fact, the IRS still has earmarked collections in the billions, and at some future point in time, the IRS will be sending out IRS penalty notices. The BIG question is are you prepared to 1) Pay the penalty, 2) Put your job at risk, and 3) Deal with irate employees because their accountant told them their form was wrong.

We've put together 3 new services in direct response to November 2016's IRS transitional relief directive by leveraging our Smart1095 engine.

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ACA 1095 Audits

Given the ambiguity of the regulations, the high fines and penalties for non-compliance, questionable data completeness and accuracy and new ACA IRS technology, the risk for fines and/or penalties is high.

Along with high penalties and fines also potentially comes another threat – the loss of your job.  In spite of these threats many professionals perceive 2015 as a test year.  In essence, the IRS will look the other way as long as “best efforts” were used.

While some of this is true, employers need to keep in mind the IRS has hired thousands of agents to enforce the ACA.  Employers also need to keep in mind that the Federal government has budgeted billions of dollars in fines and penalties every year for the next 10 years.

Do you really have 100% confidence your 1095s are correct.  Are you prepared up to $250 for each missing or incorrect form?  Only you know the answer.  If you’re conservative and want to mitigate your risks, you may want to strongly consider a 1095 audit.

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ACA IRS Penalty Letter & Marketplace Notice Support

If you need proven IRS audit support!

Did you receive an IRS ACA penalty letter or Health Insurance Marketplace notice? If so, you can be confident our legal, accounting, audit and technology team will help:

  • Provide IRS support
  • Re-process your data
  • Prepare objective analysis
  • Participate in IRS discussions
  • Identify process improvements

Please contact us today to learn more about how we can re-process your data using our proprietary technology, provide appeal assistance, identify process improvements and mitigate future risk.

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OUR KEY DIFFERENTIATORS!

A STRONG DATA INTEGRITY PROCESS

DATA VALIDATION & TRANSFORMATION

Allow our proprietary data software tool to do most of the heavy-duty data validation, especially for employees who didn’t work the entire year.  Our proprietary Data Validation & Transformation Engine (DVT) validates your data so you can have peace of mind knowing your data will work.  Even better, our DVT engine calculates the codes and premium information on 1095-c lines 14, 15 and 16 so you don’t have to.

PROACTIVE DATA MANAGEMENT

Get your organization data shipshape!  If you’re struggling with disparate data sets that are produced from numerous resources or if you can’t convert your data into the required template you will find great comfort in our retaining our Data Management services team.  Unlike most ACA vendors, the human capital data management is one of our core competencies.

“HIGH TOUCH” SUPPORT

SEASONED HR/BENEFITS TEAM

Get the benefit of partnering with experienced professionals with proven ACA experience!  Each of our team members has experience with payroll, human resources, benefits, health insurance, data management and the ACA.   This experience further ensures your IRS reporting will be accurate and delivered on-time.

“HIGH TOUCH” TEAM SUPPORT

Get Timely “Expert” Responses To Your Questions! Whether you need help understanding the ACA, answering legal questions, assembling your data, figuring out how to communicate to your employees or have any related request, you will receive the right answer from one of our team’s HR/ACA experts within the same day (in most cases).

What clients have to say

"You really got the job done well in very uncertain times."

100,000+ Employee Public Sector Entity CFO

"Weeeeeeeeeeeeeee, thanks ACA Managed Services!"

3,000 Employee Consulting Firm Director of Benefits

"Thank you so much."

900 Employee Nursing Home CFO

"You guys were much better and less expensive than those big payroll outsourcing firms!"

2,500 Employee Utility VP Human Resources

"Thank you for helping us with this tedious task."

125 Employee Construction Company Manager, Personnel

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About ACA Managed Services And Working With Us!

ACA Managed Services is a full service, ACA IRS Reporting, Hours Counting and 1095 Auditing company that was started in 2014. Since that time our company has produced hundreds of thousands of 1095 forms for groups ranging from 75 to 108,000 recipients.

ACA Managed Services offers a standalone, full service solution. In addition to our IRS Reporting capabilities we also offer ACA consulting, data conversion, legal support, employee communications and contact center support for your employees. We also indemnify qualifying employers.

ACA Managed Services takes data security very seriously. Since 2001, the founder has provided medical claim audit, Rx audit and eligibility audit (among other human capital audits) on behalf of millions of employees and there has never been a breach. In addition, we will be happy to sign a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement to provide further protection.

ACA Managed Services provides has solutions for employers of all sizes from 50 to 100,000 plus recipients and has serviced employers in all industries and geographies.

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