One of the Affordable Care Act’s many (many) provisions required employers with 200 or more employees to automatically enroll employees into the employer’s lowest-cost healthcare plan if employees failed to either select a plan or opt out of coverage. That provision had not yet gone into effect, however, as enforcement was on hold pending the release of regulatory guidance.
Employers can now stop waiting for that guidance to roll around with the recent passage of H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.
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