Employer Shared Responsibility

Large employers (50 or more full-time employees) face penalties if they do not offer affordable minimum essential coverage to their employees and dependents and any of their employees receive a subsidy to obtain coverage through a public health care exchange.


Fact Sheets


Government Resources



  • ACA Strategy: Employer Shared Responsibility Payments, International Foundation, 11/16/2017 Although lawmakers have shifted focus from “Repeal and Replace” of ACA to tax reform, employers should not lose sight of ongoing government compliance and enforcement efforts. The recently released IRS FAQs on employer responsibilities under ACA indicate the Service is moving forward with compliance efforts that can affect employers and plans. This means employers still need to have an ACA strategy in place, and be prepared to deal with potential penalty notices and audits.