Employer Mandates under the Affordable Care Act
Summary: This is a must see program if you want to know how the ACA Employer Mandate affects your home care agency.
HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:
Faculty: Dombi, William A.
Program Description: On
July 2, 2013 the Obama Administration informally announced its intention to
postpone the Employer Mandate under the Affordable Care Act by one year,
from Jan 1, 2014 to Jan 1, 2015. While this delay is seen as good news to
employers, it does not change the regulation.
In this program Bill Dombi provides a unique and
thorough view of the ACA, the Employer and Individual Mandates, the role of the IRS as the reporting and enforcement arm, and the political forces in play.
Employers have several significant responsibilities to meet that vary depending on whether home care employees are provided with health insurance and are advised to use
the delay to prepare for the inevitable implementation in 2015.
This program provides a detailed discussion...
Program Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the viewer will be able to:
About the Presenter: William A. Dombi, Esq. is the Vice President for Law with the National Association
for Home Care and Hospice. He specializes in legal, legislative, and regulatory advocacy on behalf of patients and providers of home health and hospice care.
With over 30 years experience in health care law, Bill has been involved in virtually all legislative and regulatory efforts affecting home care and hospice since 1975,
including the expansion of the Medicare home health benefit in 1980, the formation of the hospice benefit in 1983, and the institution of Medicare PPS for home health in 2000.
Bill was lead counsel in the landmark lawsuit that reformed the Medicare home health services benefit, the lawsuits against Medicaid
programs for inadequate payment rates, and litigation directed against the "Interim Payment System" for the Medicare home health benefit. In addition to litigation, Bill
offers extensive community and professional educational services. He is the Editor and lead author of Home Care &: Hospice Law: A Handbook for Executives, the only
comprehensive legal treatise on the topic. Bill is admitted to practice in Connecticut and Washington, DC, and numerous federal courts including the US Supreme Court.