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The Affordability Test for 2022 Health Plans | Employee Benefits Experts

The Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility provision — often called the employer mandate or “play or pay” — requires large employers to offer health coverage to their full-time employees or face a potential penalty. (Employers with fewer than 50 full-time and full-time-equivalent employees are exempt.) Large employers can avoid the risk of any play … Continued

2015 is just around the corner. Are you ready?

In the first quarter of 2014, the government issued two significant pieces of final guidance related to implementing the major requirements of the law. But, before you know it, 2015 and 2016 will be here and the ACA will be an everyday reality for employers. Are you ready?

Employers Need to Prepare for Play or Pay Requirements

Depending on the size of your company, you may have to comply to play or pay requirements in 2015. See what requirements you need and if you expect to pay a penalty in 2015.

Recent Changes in PPACA Employer and Employee Resource Guides

Newly released updated versions of several of the most in-demand PPACA resource guides that includes recent changes in play or pay regulations, compliance and responsibilities.

Compliance Recap for March 2014

March brought some significant reporting requirements under The Affordable Care Act that affect employer’s compliance obligations. Read the most recent reporting requirements released in March here…

Seven Steps to the Pay or Play Rule

Avoiding any missteps in Affordable Care Act (ACA) “Employer Responsibility” compliance relies on checking your health benefit practices against a list of these seven crucial steps.

Your “Dependents” Could be Costing You

This article explains “play or pay” penalties, who is qualified as a dependent under these rules, and if they should modify their plan to remove certain dependents.

Preparing for PPACA – A Readiness Checklist

As we approach the month of April, employers should be taking steps to ensure they are prepared to meet PPACA requirements that begin in 2014. For your convenience, we have provided a checklist of upcoming requirements for employers.

PPACA Update – IRS, HHS Release Additional Final Regulations

On March 5, 2014, the IRS and HHS released the final employer-shared responsibility (“play or pay”) reporting rules. See what reporting requirements have changed and for who with this PPACA update.

Compliance Recap for February 2014

February brought two significant final regulations that affect an employer’s compliance obligations under PPACA. Read full summary of regulations here.