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Opt-Out Payments Top Concern on ACA's Employer Mandate
By Kristen Ricaurte Knebel
From Bloomberg BNA on Monday, February 29, 2016
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The treatment of opt-out payments—funds employers give to workers only if they decline coverage under an employer-sponsored health plan—was a common concern among commenters, with the American Benefits Council and the National Business Group on Health voicing misgivings about the way the IRS and Treasury said in Notice 2015-87 that they intend to treat such payments.