IRS Announces 2019 ACA Affordability Indexed Amount

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced in Revenue Procedure 2018-34 that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affordability indexed amount under the Employer Shared Responsibility Payment (ESRP) requirements will be 9.86% for the 2019 plan year. The increase from the 2018 amount (9.56%) is the largest percentage increase to date for affordability under the ESRP requirements.

Employers budgeting and preparing for the 2019 plan year should review the affordability safe harbors when analyzing the cost for the coming year.

For Revenue Procedure 2018-34, please visit:

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