Affordable Care Act – Employee Notification

It is difficult to determine exactly what our government is doing with regard to required health insurance and what is required of businesses. The Department of Labor’s website provides information on your current requirements as an employer.

In the FAQ section at the Department of Labor website  detail is provided about the content of the required notice. There are also links to model notices (click below):

Model Notice for Employers Offering Health Plans

Model Notice for Employers Not Offering Health Plans

Notification to your employees is required by October 1st, 2013. The FAQ at the Department of Labor’s website indicates an employer cannot be fined for failing to provide the specified employee notification.

It is interesting to consider the political wrangling going on now regarding the providing of mandated health insurance. Funding is being challenged and the primary provisions for employers have been delayed a year. Stay tuned…..

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