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Healthcare And Insurance

Need the latest information on providing health benefits and insurance for your employees? Visit the official sources below for updates on the latest laws.

Complying with the Affordable Care Act

You’ll find news and information about the Affordable Care Act provisions that impact small and large businesses at the Employers and Self-Employed section of Healthcare.gov. Find specific information regarding:

  • Small business provisions. Learn about small employer tax credits, as well as small employers’ rights and responsibilities under the law. Small employers are usually defined at those having fewer than 50 employees.
  • Large business provisions. Read about provisions related to tax credits and reporting, early retiree coverage, grandfathering rules, and more.

Providing COBRA Continuation Health Insurance

COBRA gives certain former employees, retirees, and their dependents the right to temporary continuation of health coverage at group rates. Learn more about the provisions, including your rights and responsibilities as an employer, at the Department of Labor's FAQs for Employees About COBRA.

Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

You may be eligible for a tax credit if you:

  • Employ fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees
  • Pay an average wage of less than $50,000 a year
  • Pay at least half of employee health insurance premiums

Read more about the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit from the IRS.

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