Affordable Care Act

The League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties hosted a panel on the Affordable Care Act on what cities and counties need to know about employee health coverage to ensure 2014 compliance.

Event Details

Examining the Affordable Care Act, April 2, 2014

Event Materials


Pay or Play: Time to Act, Bob Blum, Hanson Bridgett

Health Care Reform Update: Play or Pay and More, Tom Sher, Alliant Insurance Services

Speaker Bios

Under the Affordable Care Act, every employer with 50 or more employees must follow strict guidelines for the provision of employee health benefits. Speakers from Alliant Employee Benefits and Hanson Bridgett will provide an overview of the employer mandate and what your agency needs to know to comply with the law and avoid paying penalties. 

Health care reform is a reality in 2014. This workshop will help your agency:

  • Assess your  situation
  • Take stock of your coverage
  • Decide on a plan
  • Set a timeline for action.  
What is pay or play?

Pay or play is a requirement for large employers, effective on January 1, 2014. They must offer Minimum Essential Coverage which is Affordable and provides Minimum Value. The coverage must be provided to all full-time employees and their dependents by the 90th day or risk penalties.

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