2017 Play or Pay Assessments to Rise

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2017 Play or Pay Assessments to Rise
Calendar05 April 2016

While the IRS has not yet published official 2017 dollar amounts for ACA “play or pay” assessments, Mercer has projected them, using the medical premium inflation factor in the HHS regulations. The following table shows the annual amounts, though employers incur assessments on a monthly basis.

ACA pay-or-play assessments (Section 4980H) Projected 2017 2016 2015
Not offering coverage (4980H(a)) $2,260 $2,160 $2,080
Offering coverage lacking minimum value or affordability (4980H(b)) 3,390 3,240 3,120 

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