Now that the IRS has issued final regulations under Section 4980H, the so-called “pay or play” provision of the Affordable Care Act, employers are deciding how to determine whether employees are full-time (30 hours or more a...more
The federal health care reform law enacted in 2010, known as the Affordable Care Act, added a provision to the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) (Code Section 4980H) that, beginning on January 1, 2015, may subject employers to...more
In This Presentation:
- Current State Of Health Care Reform
- How Long are the Obamacare Regulations?
- Delayed . . .
- Not Delayed . . .
- The New Model for Health Insurance Coverage
Executive Summary: Earlier this year, the Obama Administration delayed implementation of the employer mandate, a major provision of the 2010 health care reform law (the Affordable Care Act or "ACA"). The delay of the...more
The steps a small business should take to prepare for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) vary greatly depending on the size of the business and how many employees it has. Small businesses with fewer than...more
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), an employer subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act must provide a written notice to current employees about the Health Insurance Marketplace (the “Exchange Notice”) by October 1, 2013,...more
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have published proposed rules establishing reporting requirements for employers and insurers under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), or Obamacare....more
On Tuesday, July 2, the Treasury Department announced that the Administration will delay the Affordable Care Act’s mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirements for another year. These requirements will not take...more
Health Care Reform: IRS Transitional Relief Delays Pay or Play Reporting and Penalties -
As we reported in an alert on July 3, the IRS has provided transitional relief to employers that delays pay or play reporting and...more
On July 9, 2013, the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued formal guidance (IRS Notice 2013-45; herein, the “Notice”)1 that provides for a one year delay until 2015 with respect to (i) certain...more
Last week, in a move welcomed by many employers, the Obama administration announced that it would delay implementation of certain key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until 2015....more
On July 9, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2013-45 (the Notice), granting transition relief from the “Employer Shared Responsibility” provisions and certain health plan reporting requirements under the...more
On the heels of last week’s announcement that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) reporting requirements and Play or Pay penalties will not go into effect until 2015, the IRS has released transition relief clarifying that the...more
On July 2, 2013, the Department of the Treasury and the White House announced via social media that the employer reporting requirements and employer shared responsibility/play-or-pay penalty are being delayed until 2015. ...more
Tuesday, July 2, 2013, the Obama Administration announced that it will delay the mandatory insurer and employer reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until 2015. This transitional relief will make it...more
The Obama Administration has announced that implementation of the penalties under the Affordable Care Act's ("ACA") employer mandate (also known as the "pay or play" penalties) have been delayed until 2015. ...more
In reaction to employers' concerns about the many difficulties posed in efforts to comply with the Employer Mandate provisions of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"), the Obama administration ("Administration") announced late...more
The Affordable Care Act (a/k/a Health Care Reform, or the ACA) is complicated. While there is nothing in the ACA that requires any employer to provide group health care coverage to its employees, the failure to do so can come...more
On July 2, 2013 the U.S. Treasury Department announced that enforcement of the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) employer penalties will be delayed until 2015....more
As reported in prior Snell & Wilmer publications (See September 2011 Workplace Word, October 2011 Workplace Word and January 9, 2013 Legal Alert), there are numerous reasons why employers need to ensure that they do not treat...more
Beginning in 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require “large” employers to offer their full-time employees healthcare coverage that meets certain standards or pay a penalty. Whether an employer opts to “play-or-pay”...more
- What does the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) require of employers in 2014?
Beginning January 1, 2014, every “large employer” will be subject to Affordable Care Act penalties if at least 95 percent ...more
The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) employer shared responsibility provisions (commonly called “pay or play”) impact “large” employers and go into effect in 2014. Although effective in 2014, employers must plan NOW. Advance...more
Employers face increasing compliance obligations over the coming year under various federal laws, including the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), commonly known as the health reform law, and the privacy and security provisions of...more
For better or worse, the ACA or Health Care Reform is still with us. If you do not want to end up in the penalty box in 2014, you must know whether you are subject to the employer shared responsibility provisions of the ACA...more
Back to Top