Unpaid Internships: Are They Legal?
Election results and the Affordable Care Act – What can employers do now?
To avoid potential federal penalties under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”), applicable large employers (50+ full-time employees) must offer health coverage to all full-time employees as of January 1,...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
Proposed regulations issued by the Internal Revenue Service on December 28, 2012 provide some relief to large employers subject to the employer-sponsored coverage mandate under health care reform. The employer mandate is...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