Tag: Attorney Ashley Gillihan


ACA Play-or-Pay Safe Harbor: Will It Benefit You?

Employers with more than 50 full-time employees must offer health insurance to their employees, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Failure to do so will result in the assessment of an excise tax penalty. This dichotomy is commonly known as the “play or pay” rule under the ACA. The penalty is assessed for […]

ACA Play or Pay: Who is an Applicable Large Employer?

While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains many provisions, perhaps one of the most discussed is the “play or pay” provision. The ACA’s play-or-pay provision mandates that employers with 50 or more full-time-equivalent employees must offer group health benefits to full-time employees working, on average, 30 or more hours per week, or potentially pay a […]

ACA play or pay: Employer Q&A

Employers making the decision to play or pay under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have a lot of questions right now because the mandate to provide insurance to full-time employees goes into effect January 2014. In a recent CER webinar, Ashley Gillihan explained some of the factors that employers should consider when making this decision. […]