Employer Mandate Concerning Per Diem Employees

Per Diem employees can be considered full-time employees under the ACA if the work over 30 hours on average a year. Employers can use a look-back period of up to 12 months and reasonable methods of crediting hours to determine eligibility of full-time employees for health insurance. If an employee works more than 30 hours a week on average (or 28 as a safe harbor) they must be offered coverage as long as they maintain full-time status.

ObamaCare Employer Mandate

The Employer Mandate / Employer Penalty The ObamaCare Employer Mandate / Employer Penalty, originally set to begin in 2014, was delayed until 2015 / 2016. ObamaCare’s “employer mandate” is a requirement that all businesses with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees (FTE) provide health insurance to at least 95% of their full-time employees and dependents up…

Judge Blocks Trump’s Move Against Contraceptive Mandate

The Trump administration had attempted to weaken the ACA’s contraceptive mandate for employers. However, a California federal district court judge issued an injunction. However, according to CNN, “the injunction only applies in the coalition of 13 Democratic states, plus the District of Columbia, that brought the lawsuit.” In other words, states with Republican leadership and…

How to Count Terminated Employees and Re-Hires for the Mandate?

There are a number of measurement periods an employer can use and methods of accrediting hours that allow employers to deal with termination, new hires, and re-hires. This allows employers to accurately address full-time and FTE employees in a number of common and uncommon situations.

HRAs, FSAs, and Employer Healthcare Arrangements

Employers can use Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), Employer Payment Plans, and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) to save money on healthcare. We take a look at healthcare arrangements to find out how they can benefits employers and employees alike. We will also look at how they affect employer and employee taxes and penalties. It’s important to understand…

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