How do you count employee hours under PPACA?

The final regulations for the employer mandate provide a framework by which employers can count hours of service and determine the full-time status of their employees.  This complex set of regulations nestled within the larger set of regulations, that govern PPACA, dictate how employers must count hours of service, not only for purposes of the employer mandate, but also for IRS reporting.

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Employer considerations when implementing counting hour rules

View 12 questions to help you through the process of choosing and implementing the counting hours method that is appropriate for your business.

Communicate changes under the look-back method to employees

Use our sample communications for new hires and ongoing employees to explain measurement, administrative, and stability periods.

Respond to employee Frequently Asked Questions

Modify and distribute our sample FAQ to employees about counting hours using the look-back method.