Coronavirus (COVID-19) News and Resources
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webcasts
Subscribe to Free Daily Newsletters
Post a Job

Featured Jobs

Enrolled Actuary
Loren D. Stark Company logo
Loren D. Stark Company
(Telecommute)
ESOP Valuation Writer
Unique ESOP Valuation Provider
(Telecommute)

Free Daily News and Jobs

“BenefitsLink continues to be the most valuable resource we have at the firm.”

-- An attorney subscriber

Get the BenefitsLink app LinkedIn
Twitter
Facebook

<< Previous news item   |   Next news item >>



Cafeteria Plans and Cash Alone Fail ACA Employer Mandate
HR Daily Advisor Link to more items from this source
[Guidance Overview]
Nov. 10, 2014
"The nondiscrimination rules do allow some 'benign discrimination,' such as offering enhanced coverage to an at-risk employee with a history of high-cost claims, but the departments do not consider it benign to offer cash to employees with high claims risks as an incentive to disenroll from standard group health plan coverage. Instead, any arrangement that ushers such an employee out of a plan because of his or her high-cost history or reputation, will be seen to violate HIPAA and expose the plan to ACA penalties."

Please click here to report this link if it is broken (for example, if you see a "404 File Not Found" error message after you click on the link above).
An important word about authorship: BenefitsLink® is providing a hypertext link to the item shown above, but is not the author of the item (unless otherwise specified).
© 2020 BenefitsLink.com, Inc.