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Employer Reporting Required for Health Care Coverage

The Affordable Care Act requires employers to give a notice to employees of coverage options available through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Employers are required to provide the notice to:

1. Existing employees - provide the notice not later than October 1, 2013. 
2. For new employees - at the time of hiring beginning October 1, 2013.(There is a 14 day grace period for 2014 hires). 

The notice is required to be provided automatically, free of charge.

The notice must be provided in writing in a manner calculated to be understood by the average employee. It may be provided by first-class mail. Alternatively, it may be provided electronically.

Sample forms for notifying employees of their options for Health Insurance Coverage are provided below: 

1. Employers who currently offer Health Care coverage:  sample form with coverage , spanish version

2. Employers not offering Health Care coverage: sample form without coverage, spanish version


Source: http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/healthreform/index.html 


Note: Click here to learn more about other provisions of the act. 

EXCITING NEWS!  BDCo has moved to NAPA. 

After spending more than 30 great years as a resident of St. Helena, BDCo began a search in 2019 for a new office location in Napa that would better suit its needs. The goal was to improve the life/work balance for members of the team without inconveniencing our customers. Our newly completed Napa home meets our requirements perfectly and we can't wait to welcome you for a visit once we are all able to move about freely. 

For now, our office remains closed to visitors and much of our staff will continue to work remotely at their discretion and in accordance with current safety regulations. 

Our new address is :

Brotemarkle, Davis & Co. LLP
1000 Main Street, Suite 250
Napa, CA 94559 

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