When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, also known as "ObamaCare,” the only sure thing is uncertainty. Challenges in Congress and a case currently before the Supreme Court could radically change the law. But the ACA is still the law of the land, and carries with it very real mandates … filing requirements … and penalties for noncompliance.
Savvy HR pros know they can't afford to ignore the ACA. So does Anne Pachciarek. A partner in the Chicago office of DLA Piper, Anne is an expert on the ACA and benefit plan structure. The LEAP Letter spoke to Anne about the future of this landmark health-care law—and what responsibilities it continues to hold for HR and benefits pros:
Q. How will King v. Burwell, the case currently before the Supreme Court, affect the ACA (and employers), if it is decided for the plaintiff?
The Court's decision could have far-reaching consequences. The issue in the case is whether the IRS regulation...(register to read more)