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One-Month Orientation Period Will Provide Relief from the 90-Day Rule
Don Mackanos, Alliance Benefit Group Link to more items from this source
[Guidance Overview]
June 25, 2014
"[T]he final regulations do not address whether, in order to be 'bona-fide,' an orientation period must apply to all benefits, tie to a formal probationary period, or appear in the employer's handbook. Conservative employers may want to develop an across the board orientation-period policy to eliminate the perception that its sole purpose is to delay health plan enrollment."

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