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ACA’s Auto-Enrollment Provision is Repealed

One thing employers can cross off their ACA to-do list: thinking about having to auto-enroll employees in health coverage. As part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 that was signed on November 2, 2015, the provision that would have required employers with 200 or more full-time employees to automatically enroll new hires in an employer health plan was repealed.  The Department of Labor had previously issued guidance to state that compliance with the auto-enrollment requirement would be delayed until after final regulations had been issued on the subject (which were never issued).