Wipfli: Launches health care reform toolbox for employers and health care providers

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin (September 27, 2013) — Wipfli LLP has launched a website to aid businesses and health care providers as they seek guidance and interpretations of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The website includes tools for employers and providers alike to meet the compliance requirements of the PPACA.

“As a business advisor to thousands of businesses, we wanted to provide a resource to help them navigate the latest in health care reform,” said Rick Dreher, managing partner of Wipfli LLP. “Our toolbox can help businesses review their options and plan for the compliance deadlines ahead.”

The regularly updated website currently provides information on the Administration and Treasury Announce Delay of Employer Mandate, Health Reimbursement Arrangements and the Prohibition on Annual Limits, The New Patient Centered Outcomes Research Fee, Key Provisions Affecting Individuals and Businesses, Preparing for the Provisions of Health Care Reform, and Employer Shared Responsibility Penalties Under the Affordable Care Act Beginning in 2014. It also includes recordings of informative webinars on how businesses in specific industries should prepare for the provisions of health care reform.

In addition, business executives can sign up for Wipfli Alerts & Updates on the website, which will provide them with information as new guidance is issued through e-mail.

To view the website, visit http://www.wipfli.com/healthcarereform.

About Wipfli LLP

With more than 1,100 associates, 21 offices in the United States, and two offices in India, Wipfli LLP ranks among the top 25 accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. For over 83 years, Wipfli has provided private and publicly held companies with industry-focused assurance, accounting, tax and consulting services to help clients overcome their business challenges today and plan for tomorrow. The firm’s clients include manufacturing companies, health care organizations, construction companies, real estate companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, nonprofit organizations, units of government, dealerships, and individuals. Through the firm’s membership in PKF North America, Wipfli can draw upon the resources of 264 firms in 120 countries around the world. For more information, visit http://www.wipfli.com.