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§ 18024.
Related definitions
(a)
Definitions relating to markets
In this title: 1
1
 See References in Text note below.
(1)
Group market
(2)
Individual market
(3)
Large and small group markets
(b)
Employers
In this title: 1
(1)
Large employer
(2)
Small employer
(3)
State option to extend definition of small employer
(4)
Rules for determining employer size
For purposes of this subsection—
(A)
Application of aggregation rule for employers
(B)
Employers not in existence in preceding year
(C)
Predecessors
(D)
Continuation of participation for growing small employers
If—
(i)
a qualified employer that is a small employer makes enrollment in qualified health plans offered in the small group market available to its employees through an Exchange; and
(ii)
the employer ceases to be a small employer by reason of an increase in the number of employees of such employer;
the employer shall continue to be treated as a small employer for purposes of this subchapter for the period beginning with the increase and ending with the first day on which the employer does not make such enrollment available to its employees.
(c)
Secretary
(d)
State
(e)
Educated health care consumers
(Pub. L. 111–148, title I, § 1304, title X, § 10104(d), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 171, 900; Pub. L. 114–60, § 2(a), Oct. 7, 2015, 129 Stat. 543.)
cite as: 42 USC 18024