Pepper Crutcher Quoted in The New York Times Regarding IRS Enforcement of ACA Employer Mandate
Pepper Crutcher, partner in the firm’s Jackson office and leader of the Affordable Care Act Strategists, was quoted in the The New York Times’ online publication on November 16, 2017, regarding the IRS enforcing the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate letters. In the coming weeks, thousands of businesses will receive notices regarding monies owed as a result from failing to offer workers qualifying health insurance. Drawing from his experience advising large and mid-size employers on ACA compliance, Pepper discussed concerns for businesses. He shared that complicated reporting rules may result in companies being “blindsided” by a notification letter despite attempting to comply fully with the mandate.
As the leader of Balch’s Affordable Care Act Strategists, Pepper is looked to by businesses nationwide for his legal analysis of emerging ACA matters and impact on employers. Upon the initial enactment of the ACA, Pepper led the firm’s charge to become among the first law firms to fully understand the impact of healthcare legislation. He is a regular contributor to the ACA Review blog, providing updates and analysis regarding the ACA's Impact on employers and providers.