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The Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Know for 2015

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The Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Know for 2015
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    Nov 06 2014 at 12:00 AM - Nov 06 2014 at 11:59 PM
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    Because the Affordable Care Act is being implemented over several years, each January 1st ushers in a new set requirement with which emplo..
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Because the Affordable Care Act is being implemented over several years, each January 1st ushers in a new set requirement with which employers must comply. This one-and-one-half hour webinar will explain what North Carolina local government and employers need to know for compliance in 2015 and will review new rules and detailed guidance documents issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services and Internal Revenue Service during 2014. The webinar will be led by Diane Juffras and Bob Joyce of the School of Government.


Topics include:



  • Counting employees:

  • Different definitions for different purposes

  • New monthly measurement period

  • Special rules for variable hour and seasonal employees, volunteer firefighters and emergency medical personnel, seasonal employees and adjunct instructors

  • The employer “pay or play” mandate: affordability, enforcement and penalties

  • How to keep grandfathered status going forward into 2015

  • Final regulations on minimal essential coverage

  • Cost-sharing limitations

  • Model notices

  • New 90-day waiting period regulations and how they correlate with orientation periods

  • The lawfulness of employer reimbursement of employee premiums purchased through an exchange

  • The current status of automatic enrollment

  • Relationship of the Affordable Care Act to health savings accounts and health reimbursement accounts

  • Employer reporting obligations


Written materials will accompany the webinar.


Registered participants will be invited to submit questions in advance of the session.



ATTENDEES



Human resources directors and staff and city and county attorneys, as well as those city and county managers, clerks and finance directors who have health insurance benefit responsibilities.






 

 

FACULTY COORDINATOR



Diane M. Juffras, Professor of Public Law and Government






DURATION



1.5 hours






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