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Employer, Medicare Provisions of House Health Care Reform Detailed in New CCH Briefing
Date:11/13/2009

RIVERWOODS, Ill., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- CCH has issued a special Briefing on the employer and Medicare- and Medicaid-related provisions in the House version of health care reform, detailing provisions of the legislation approved on November 7. To access the new Briefing, visit http://hr.cch.com/pdf/SpecialReport_HealthcareReform_11-09.pdf.

The Affordable Health Care for America Act made its way through the House of Representatives with significant changes to the way employers provide health benefits to their employees and major changes for Medicare and Medicaid intact, according to CCH, a part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business and a leading provider of information and solutions for health care, legal and human resources professionals (hr.cch.com).

The House passed the bill by a vote of 220 to 215. The Senate has yet to vote on health care reform, but if a bill does pass in the Senate, a Conference Committee will be necessary to reconcile differences between House and Senate versions.

Under the House bill, employers with annual payrolls over $750,000 would be required to offer minimum coverage, and contribute at least 72.5 percent of premium costs for individuals and 65 percent of premium costs for families, or else have to pay an additional payroll tax of up to 6 percent of employees' average salary. Employers with annual payrolls under $500,000 would be exempt from the additional tax; those with payrolls between $500,000 and $750,000 would pay a graduated amount. Very small employers would be eligible for a tax credit for offering coverage.

Although a final Senate bill has yet to be merged from versions passed by different committees, it too will have some sort of employer requirement, some sort of financial penalty for employers not offering coverage and some sort of relief and ta
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