How Can Employers Make Sense of Health Care Reform Requirements, With Important Deadlines Around the Corner? Start Here…

Keeping up with (and making sense of!) developments in health care reform can be challenging even for the best of us. Here’s a good start: this 90-second overview of the new ways health coverage will be purchased when the Affordable Care Act is implemented next year, featuring Mintz Levin’s Alden Bianchi.

Watch it, and then go deeper. Visit the collections of ACA-related commentary and analysis below, covering upcoming deadlines, employer mandates and responsibilities, federal rules and regulations, and everything else you need to know about how health care reform will affect your business:

The deadline to provide health exchange marketplace notices is just around the corner: October 1, 2013. Here’s where you’ll learn more about the deadline and what’s actually required of employers regarding the marketplace notice.

Under the ACA, large employers must choose to either “pay or play” – offer affordable health coverage to employees or pay a fine for not doing so. Although this provision has been postponed until 2015, it’s not likely to go away completely. These updates will help you understand whether your business is affected, and the pros and cons of either playing or paying.

The centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act? Minimum essential coverage for every individual in the country. What is that, exactly, and what does it mean for employers? Find out here.

The new rules state that employers with 50 or more workers must provide health care coverage to all “full-time employees.” How to determine who makes the cut? Read these updates.

Planning to offer a wellness program to help employees improve their general health? Here’s where you will find up-to-date information on the latest rules and regulations governing your program.

Introduced in 2012, the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) must be provided annually to all employees along with open enrollment documents. Go here for the latest guidance – and official templates – on the SBC.

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