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Election results and the Affordable Care Act – What can employers do now?
For many employers, the effective date of the Affordable Care Act's "play-or-pay" mandate is only weeks away. The impending deadline comes amid questions about the future—and perhaps viability—of the law itself. Entering...more
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) represents a fundamental shift in healthcare delivery and insurance. The law is complex and many of its provisions are delayed due to implementation difficulties. However, virtually all...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
Last Friday, the Department of the Treasury issued proposed regulations on the employer shared responsibility provisions in section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code, under which an employer may be subject to an assessment...more
Notice 2012-58 (August 31, 2012) describes a number of safe harbors related to the employer mandate under the Affordable Care Act. In today’s post, I want to focus on the Notice’s safe harbor method for determining the...more
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