Six Resources to Keep up with the Affordable Care Act

By Ross Miller, Director,
Illinois Small Business Development Center

The Affordable Care Act was signed into Law in 2010. A large portion of the law will come into effect at the beginning of 2014. Many of these provisions will affect businesses, specifically, businesses that employ 50 or more full-time employees. The ACA has a new method to calculate that number: start with total employee work hours in a week and divide by 30 hours to determine the number of full-time employees for purposes of the ACA. Any business with over 50 employees will need to comply with the new mandates.

Places to visit to keep up-to-date on the requirements:

The next few months will prove to be eventful with anticipated changes to aspects of this law and the completion of regulations used to enforce it. Use these resources to make sure your business is ready for the changes.

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