The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPAC), also known as Obamacare, is a United States federal statute passed in March of 2010. The Act creates a nationwide insurance system and provides federal... more +
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPAC), also known as Obamacare, is a United States federal statute passed in March of 2010. The Act creates a nationwide insurance system and provides federal subsidies to reduce the number of uninsured citizens.
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In This Presentation:
•Overview of the Employer Shared Responsibility Rules
- Impact on Corporate Structure
- Time Line Examples to Demonstrate Application of Measurement, Administrative & Stability...more
EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND THE IMPACT on PRIVATE INVESTMENT FUNDS -
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) continues at an accelerated pace. Some of its most important...more
Among other things, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”), commonly referred to as Obamacare, requires “large employers” to provide qualified health coverage for all of their full-time employees, or pay...more
Starting in 2014, provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act become effective known as “Pay or Play” or “Employer Shared Responsibility.” Large employers will be faced with the decision whether to offer...more
Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”), the federal government, state governments, insurers, employers, and individuals all share responsibility to make affordable health insurance coverage widely...more
Probably the most important mandate for employers is the “play or pay” mandate, also known as the employer-shared responsibility, which will require large employers (those with the equivalent of 50 or more full-time...more
Recently, we published a Client Update explaining how the Play-or-Pay mandate, or Employer Shared Responsibility provision, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) generally works. To summarize, we described how an employer...more
Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is in full swing. The law requires non-exempt religious organizations with fewer than 50 full-time employees to determine whether they are a large...more
As we have written in this space in the past, whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor can have many consequences. The classification can determine whether the principal is liable for the negligent acts...more
President Obama’s re-election confirmed that the Affordable Care Act will continue to be rolled out, and that its “pay-or-play” rules will become effective on January 1, 2014. These provisions require public and private...more
Beginning in 2014, "large employers" may be assessed a penalty for not providing required coverage under the employer shared responsibility mandate of the Affordable Care Act. This does not mean that employers need not worry...more
Under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), a large employer is subject to penalties if it fails to offer to full-time employees and their dependents health coverage or if the coverage that it offers is not affordable or does not...more
On December 28, 2012, the IRS issued proposed regulations with respect to employer-shared responsibility regarding health coverage under the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). Employers are permitted to rely on these proposed...more
Beginning in 2014, large employers are subject to one of two “shared responsibility” penalties under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), commonly known as the play or pay penalties. The Internal Revenue...more
The Affordable Care Act added the so-called “Play or Pay” mandate or “Employer Shared Responsibility” provisions to the Internal Revenue Code (the Code). Starting in 2014, certain employers may be subject to a penalty tax,...more
Only applicable large employers may be assessed a penalty under the employer shared responsibility mandate of the Affordable Care Act. An applicable large employer is defined by the regulations as one that has employed an...more
To make certain that 2013 will be as exciting as 2012, on January 2 the US Treasury issued proposed regulations under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”), which was added to the Code by the Patient Protection...more
In This Issue:
- Health & Welfare Plans
..Health Care Reform: IRS Issues Proposed “Pay or Play” Regulations
..Health Care Reform: IRS Issues FAQs on Various ACA Issues
..HHS Issues Final HIPAA Regulations...more
In early January, the Internal Revenue Service published proposed regulations on “Shared Responsibility for Employers Regarding Health Coverage.” These regulations incorporate the provisions of many previous Notices with...more
2013 is shaping up to be a very busy year for employers in all industries, with the continued implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA"). Recognizing that in 2014, applicable large employers will...more
On January 2, 2013, the Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (collectively “IRS") published proposed regulations ("Proposed Regulations") on the Affordable Care Act's employer shared responsibility provisions,...more
The U.S. Treasury Department recently released new guidance to assist employers (generally those with 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent employees) in preparing and planning for the 2014 requirement to offer...more
Under the Affordable Care Act, a large employer is subject to penalties if it fails to offer to full-time employees health coverage or if the coverage that it offers is not affordable or does not provide minimum value. These...more
Beginning in 2014, large U.S. employers that do not offer a minimum level of affordable health coverage to their full-time employees may be required to pay an assessment of up to $3,000 per employee. For plan years beginning...more
On December 28, 2012, the IRS issued a set of proposed regulations and Q-and-As providing further guidance on the Affordable Care Act’s pay-or-play rules. This is the first of three updates discussing the proposed...more
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