Healthcare.jpgThis blog post was authored by Jessica R. Frier

Full implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Employer Shared Responsibility provisions is quickly approaching.  The Employer Shared Responsibility provisions generally go into effect on January 1, 2014, and apply to all large employers (50 or more full-time employees, including full-time equivalents).  A full-time employee who

Healthcare.jpgThis blog post was authored by Heather DeBlanc

On May 2, 2013, CalPERS released a new employer bulletin addressing “Employer Shared Responsibility Regarding Health Coverage.”  CalPERS Circular Letter #600-016-13 summarizes existing Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) requirements and their impact on CalPERS contracting agencies.  Among other things, the Circular Letter #600-016-13 addresses the following topics:


Court-Justice.jpgThis guest post was authored by Heather DeBlanc.

As you know, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require large employers to provide “substantially all” of its full-time employees (and their dependents) the opportunity to enroll in minimum essential coverage at an affordable rate.  Employers who fail to provide this will be assessed penalties.  The