At The Podium

Time to Play or Pay – Health Care Reform

Date: September 11, 2014

Event: Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives – Human Resources Association Meeting

Venue: La Quinta Inn

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

McAfee & Taft employee benefits attorney Jim Prince discusses what employers need to know to about the guidelines and changes to the Affordable Care Act’s “play or pay” mandate. Topics include:

  • Which employers must comply with the mandate now and which employers can wait another year
  • Requirement to offer coverage to dependents of full-time employees generally will not apply — for some employers — in 2015
  • Who are “full-time employees” and how to track the hours of employees to determine who is “full time”
  • Special rules and nuances contained in the final regulations
  • Status of employer information reporting requirements