Employers residing in a state with no ACA individual mandate will still need to determine if they have reporting obligations for employees who reside in states with an effective ACA state mandate.
We do anticipate that more states will follow suit in pursuing ACA state individual mandates. So employers should anticipate some reporting changes at the state level. Now is a good time to determine if you have employees who reside in a state with an ACA individual mandate. If so, you may also want to discuss these potential changes with an ERISA attorney and start to assess your possible new reporting obligations for ACA state mandates.
Which states are affected by the ACA state individual mandate?
As of October 2019, six states have successfully passed a statewide individual mandate:
States that are actively considering and/or pursuing a statewide individual mandate:
Again, at this point there is still very little guidance as to state specific employer reporting requirements. Remember that you can count on Integrity Data to keep you informed with blog content as more ACA updates become available.
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Are you already an Integrity Data ACA customer? Learn more about the what and why of these state requirements and what is coming up in other States.