Beginning January 1, 2020, the Rhode Island Health Coverage Mandate requires Rhode Island residents to maintain minimum essential coverage or pay a penalty (unless they qualify for an exemption).
Residents who fail to maintain coverage are subject to a “shared responsibility payment penalty” as defined in §44-30-101(c) of the Rhode Island General Laws.
The law also includes annual ACA-like reporting requirements for “applicable entities” that provide minimum essential coverage to an individual during a calendar year. Applicable entities include:
Applicable entities have the option to contract with third-party service providers like UnifyHR to provide the returns and statements required by the law.
If you need to file information returns for Rhode Island, we can help!
With UnifyHR, you get everything you need to meet your requirements, including: