Key Provision of Affordable Care Act delayed


The Affordable Care Act requirement that employers with over 50 employees offer health insurance or face penalties has been delayed by one year.

Via HR.BLR.com

Affordable Care Act

In a surprising move yesterday, the Obama Administration announced on the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s website that it is delaying the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer responsibility provision.

Now, employers will not have to worry about compliance with the provision, which is also commonly referred to as the “play or pay” provision, until 2015.

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Some Passing Thoughts on HR as the New Year Nears | HREOnline's The Leader Board


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Posted by Kristen Frasch

On this, the last Saturday in 2012, I went hunting and pecking for a few things I might share about the HR profession — looking back on the year that will soon be history as well as anticipating the one to come.

With healthcare and the impending Affordable Care Act enactments that much closer, this list from Mercer of the top five priorities for employer-sponsored health plans in 2013 seemed a helpful one. I was especially drawn to its specific suggestions for customizing plan designs and contributions in today’s high-health-cost environment, and for making health exchanges work best for you…

HRDailyNews insight:

 

The end is near (of 2012, that is)! Here are some interesting insights for the New Year…

See the entire article on blog.hreonline.com

Continue reading “Some Passing Thoughts on HR as the New Year Nears | HREOnline's The Leader Board”

Some Passing Thoughts on HR as the New Year Nears | HREOnline’s The Leader Board


See on Scoop.itDigital Human Resources News

Posted by Kristen Frasch

On this, the last Saturday in 2012, I went hunting and pecking for a few things I might share about the HR profession — looking back on the year that will soon be history as well as anticipating the one to come.

With healthcare and the impending Affordable Care Act enactments that much closer, this list from Mercer of the top five priorities for employer-sponsored health plans in 2013 seemed a helpful one. I was especially drawn to its specific suggestions for customizing plan designs and contributions in today’s high-health-cost environment, and for making health exchanges work best for you…

HRDailyNews insight:

 

The end is near (of 2012, that is)! Here are some interesting insights for the New Year…

See the entire article on blog.hreonline.com

Continue reading “Some Passing Thoughts on HR as the New Year Nears | HREOnline’s The Leader Board”