The recent mandate enforcement delay is no excuse to ignore the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

That was the warning from benefits compliance specialists at Ernst & Young, who explained during a PPACA compliance webinar Thursday that many important provisions of the law are still in effect.

One example is a notice law that PPACA created: Section 18B of the Fair Labor Standards Act. FLSA Section 18B requires employers to send workes a notice about the existence of the PPACA health insurance exchanges by Oct. 1.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, a senior reporter at ThinkAdvisor and BenefitsPRO, previously was an associate editor at National Underwriter Life & Health. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached through X at @Think_Allison.