As one of the new Congress’ first moves, the House passed H.R. 22, which would ease some of the administrative burden of the Affordable Care Act for small employers who hire veterans.

Under H.R. 22, introduced by Rep. Rodney Davis (R. – Ill.), employees with military service who receive health care coverage from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or the federal Tricare program would not be counted toward determining whether the employer is large enough to be subject to the employer shared responsibility payments under the ACA.

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