Employers with employees returning to work after a leave of absence, reduction in hours (e.g., furlough) or termination of employment (e.g., layoff) may have questions about the implications for medical benefit eligibility and the effect on the ACA’s employer shared responsibility rules.

The answer to the benefit eligibility question will depend heavily on whether the employee was terminated from
employment (a termination and rehire) or kept active as an employee (e.g., while on furlough) with continued benefit eligibility.

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As always please contact your Total Benefit Solutions benefit specialist at (215)355-2121 if you have any questions or concerns about this bulletin.