Agencies Issue FAQ Guidance on PPACA Auto-Enrollment, Employer Mandate, and Waiting Period Limitation Requirements

By Brigen Winters

Groom Law Group

The IRS, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued guidance (IRS Notice 2012-17; DOL Technical Release 2012-1) in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on issues related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) auto-enrollment, employer mandate, and waiting period limitation requirements. Below is a summary of key issues addressed in the guidance.