How Temporary Employees Can Affect Healthcare-Related Penalties in 2014

How Temporary Employees Can Affect Healthcare-Related Penalties in 2014

By: Zack Pace and Rebecca Barnes-Hogg

Next year new rules under the Affordable Health Care for America Act could lead to steep penalties for employers. Here's how to look at the different categories of employees you have, particularly temporary workers, to avoid the fines.

Last November, in "5 Questions to Ask About Your Healthcare Plan After ACA," we outlined the five steps associations should use to assess and mitigate penalties under the Affordable Health Care Act for America Act (ACA). Since then, the federal government has issued additional guidance on the penalties requiring employers to fine-tune their course toward compliance with new rules that will be implemented under ACA starting in 2014....