The Department of Labor (DOL) in accordance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) recently released the Employer compliance guidelines and “Sample Letters” that need to be distributed by all employers, regardless of size or it they offer health benefits, on or before October 1st, 2013. (This replaces the initial distribution date of March 1, 2013).
If you are an employer, please take a moment to read and familiarize yourself with the Department of Labors website and the attached regulations. See Links:
- Model Notice for employers who do not offer a health plan: http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/FLSAwithoutplans.pdf
- Model Notice for employers who offer a health plan to some or all employees: http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/FLSAwithplans.pdf
Please Note: The ACA regulations are being ammended regularly, so it is highly suggested that you check the DOL website on a regular basis for ammendments and changes to guidelines and regulations. Disclaimer: This information is not intended as legal advise by Be Well Insurance Solutions and is for informational purposes only. We highly suggest you consult an HR professional or legal expert in Employer Compliance, to assure you are follwing all regulations as intended by law.