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Keeping Abreast of 2017 ACA Changes for School, City and County Employers


As we ring in the new year, 2017 will be bringing forth some changes to some Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements. These are applicable to employers with 50 or more employees. The key 2017 ACA changes for school, city and county employers include:

  • Plan design changes
    • Cost-sharing limits
    • Health FSA contributions
  • Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)
  • Reinsurance fees
  • Employer shared responsibility rules
    • Health plan affordability
  • Reporting of coverage
    • Section 6055
    • Section 6056

In preparation for these changes, schools, cities and counties should review the upcoming requirements and develop a strategy to ensure that they will continue to be in compliance. Download the 2017 ACA checklist to learn what’s changing and what action steps should be taken.

For more information, contact your NIS Representative.

National Insurance Services is not a law firm and no opinion, suggestion, or recommendation of the firm or its employees shall constitute legal advice. Readers are advised to consult with their own attorney for a determination of their legal rights, responsibilities and liabilities, including the interpretation of any statute or regulation, or its application to the readers’ business activities.

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Bill Enright

Bill Enright

Bill Enright believes in bottom-line honesty while empowering his customers with the knowledge they need to feel confident in their decisions. He is a 30+ year veteran with employee benefits expertise from insurance carrier to benefits consultant. Bill has been published on the topic of healthcare reform and has served on advisory committees and insurance reform lobbying groups at the state and national level. As an Employee Benefit Consultant in the Midwest Region, Bill will be working with both public and private sector schools, cities, and counties in Wisconsin. He is a licensed insurance agent and is a Certified Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Professional (National Association of Health Underwriters).