In December's Benefits Focus , we provide details on this week's IRS deadline extension for your 2019 Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting forms . Speaking of the ACA, we look back at the taxes introduced to pay for it, including which ones have been repealed.

An interview with the former Aetna CEO who worked out the company's acquisition by CVS is a lesson in listening to your customer which is not something insurance regulators in certain states can say a health care sharing ministry is practicing. Find out why they're in the hot seat.

Live Well, Work Well provides useful tips to combat weight gain during the indulgent holidays. It also examines a supplement which a recent medical study shows to lower your risk of heart disease. Both articles provide great information for your health-related resolutions next month .

Remember, the Alper Employee Benefits Team is here to answer any questions you have regarding the information in this newsletter or benefits coverage in general.

Will Pinn, Director of Employee Benefits
The filing deadlines for 2019 ACA reporting forms have been pushed back.

Former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini wanted to reach consumers much in the same way Amazon predicted the needs of their consumers.

Want new taxes to pay for healthcare? See what can be learned about this from the ACA.

Insurance regulators are taking action against a company that markets and administers programs on behalf of healthcare sharing ministries.

Great tips to keep your waistline in check when faced with holiday treats! We also explore a supplement to lower your risk of heart disease.

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