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*** MEDIA ADVISORY *** Committee to Mark Up Reconciliation Proposal

On Wednesday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will consider a reconciliation proposal introduced pursuant to S.Con.Res. 11, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016. The markup will take place in room HVC 210 in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.
The reconciliation proposal would repeal Section 1511 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as the “auto-enrollment mandate.” This mandate requires employers with 200 or more full-time employees to automatically enroll new full-time employees into employer-sponsored health care coverage if the employee fails to choose another employer plan or decline coverage. Concerns have been raised that the mandate will create unnecessary confusion for workers and employers and result in penalties for those already enrolled in health insurance coverage.
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