Health Care Webinar: Employer Coverage Requirements and Taxes under the Affordable Care Act

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 (11:30am - 12:30pm US/Eastern)

FMI is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, November 27 at 11:30 a.m. ET, provided by Anne Phelps and Heather Meade of Washington Council Ernst & Young LLP, for FMI members to learn about the health coverage requirements and taxes that will be required of employers effective January 1, 2014, under the Affordable Care Act. Ms. Phelps administers and provides policy development for the Employers for Flexibility in Health Care (EFHC), a coalition of trade associations and businesses working to ensure that employer-sponsored coverage remains a competitive and affordable option for employers and for employees. FMI is an Executive Committee member of the EFHC. For more information, contact Rob Rosado,

Specific issues impacting food retailers and wholesalers that will be covered:

• Major coverage requirements under the ACA
• Definition of large employer
• Determination of full-time employee status
• Potential liability for increased taxes
• Affordability standard and safe harbor estimates
• Minimum value standard
• Part-time employees
• Employer communication with employees
• Employee application for tax credits
• Employer reporting requirements
• Efforts to streamline reporting
• Assessment of employer taxes

To see FMI’s priorities and actions related to the Affordable Care Act, please access the following link: