A GUIDE TO COMPLIANCE WITH THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT EMPLOYER MANDATE
Navigating the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Employer Mandate
Full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) in 2015 means that employers that meet the threshold number of employees must provide ACA-compliant healthcare plans to their eligible employees or face significant penalties under the ACA mandate. There are a number of steps that employers must undertake first to determine whether they fall under the mandate. Only then can employers ensure their compliance with the mandate. Before starting this evaluation, it helps to have a generally understanding of relevant terminology within the ACA.