• Five Big Changes in 2011
  • March 1, 2011 | Author: Steven R. Gerlach
  • Law Firm: Bernstein Shur - Portland Office
  • Health care reform has ushered in sweeping changes for employers and group health plans. Although many provisions will not take effect until 2014 or later, a number of important provisions take effect or require action in 2011. Five changes that employers need to know about and prepare for are: Nondiscrimination Testing for Health Plans, the Small Employer Tax Credit, the Simple Cafeteria Plan, New Medical Account Rules and the Wellness Program Grants for Small Employers.