Newsday: Employers’ health notification deadline Tuesday

September 26, 2013
September 26, 2013 LI Advantage

Newsday: Employers’ health notification deadline Tuesday

Employers got a one-year reprieve on the Obamacare deadline to provide health coverage, but they still face a Tuesday deadline to notify employees of the new insurance exchanges.

Under the Affordable Care Act, employers with at least one employee and $500,000 in annual revenues must provide employees written notice about the new health insurance marketplace. They must send the notices whether or not they offer their workers health insurance.

“In essence they deputized employers to get the word out,” said Paul Essner, a partner at The Signature Group of Companies, a Garden City-based insurance, benefits and financial services firm, who’s been assisting clients with the notices. Click here to read more…

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