The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires all UA employees who average 30 or more work hours per week be offered health insurance benefits. Are you monitoring employee hours? And what about that recent audit by the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)? Did your department get fined? Do you know why?
There are many challenges associated with ACA and ASRS, especially for student employees. All departments must follow University policy in regards to employing students (as well as other non-benefits eligible employees).
It’s one thing to be aware these policies exist and quite another to know how to keep track of the information for each employee.
Terri Sweet and Teresa Whetzel from Student Affairs have agreed to share their combination of best practices, ACA and ASRS guidelines, and UA policy.