Significant Changes to San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance Require Immediate Employer Action; ERISA Preemption Controversy Reopened

October 2011
Venulex Legal Summaries;2011 Q4, Special section p1
The article looks at the revised Health Care Security Ordinance of San Francisco, California. The revised rules impose detailed design and administrative requirements to satisfy the employer healthcare expenditure requirement. A brief historical overview of the ordinance is provided. Some requirements for employers under the revised ordinance starting 2012 include the availability of employer contributions for at least two years after the date of the contribution.


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