To determine whether you are a large employer, count all full-time employees working 30 hours or more per week plus all full-time equivalent employees. This means that some employers who purchase small group plans may actually be considered large employers under the Affordable Care Act, the law that created healthcare reform.
If you are a large employer, learn more about coverage requirements and penalties on the large employer page.
Your 2015 plan will include compliant benefits:
The Affordable Care Act provides expanded options and benefits to you and your employees. However, they are also accompanied by assessments and taxes, including the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Fee, the reinsurance fee, and, in 2018, high-cost plans will be subject to the Cadillac tax.