What is Affordable Employer Coverage Under ObamaCare?

Understanding Affordability Exemptions for Individual and Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage Under ObamaCare employer-sponsored coverage must cost no more than 8% (adjusted each year), after the employer’s contribution, to be considered affordable. If the amount exceeds 9.5% (adjusted each year), then the person can get an exemption to use the marketplace. This applies to employee-only coverage, family-member-only coverage, and…

SHOP Exchange: Small Business Health Options Program

The Small Business Health Insurance Marketplace Employers can use the SHOP Marketplace (Small Business Health Options Program) to get lower costs on group plans and claim tax credits. In 2015, employers with less than 50 full-time equivalent workers (FTE) can use the SHOP. In 2016, the SHOP opens for businesses with 100 or less FTE. FACT:…

What Do I Need to Tell My Employees about ObamaCare?

Notice of Health Care Coverage Options Rules Confuse Employers: We Tell You What You Need to Know – The Truth What do you need to tell your employees about ObamaCare as a small business? The $100 fee is a myth, but you still need to tell your employees about the marketplace. The week after Labor…

ObamaCare Small Business Facts

How Will ObamaCare Affect Your Small Business? Get the facts on how ObamaCare affects small business. ObamaCare’s small business tax credits help many, while 4% of larger firms face new requirements. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offers incentives, such as tax breaks and tax credits via the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), to small businesses…

ObamaCare Employer Mandate

The Employer Mandate / Employer Penalty Delayed Until 2015 / 2016 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…

Impact of ObamaCare on Jobs: Does ObamaCare Kill Jobs?

How Does ObamaCare Impact Job Growth, Unemployment, Wages, Operation Costs, or Hiring Practices? What is the impact of ObamaCare on jobs? is ObamaCare really a Job Killer? ObamaCare does affect job growth, hiring, wages, and consumer costs. However, the impact of ObamaCare on jobs isn’t as drastic as you might have heard. The Affordable Care Act includes…

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