The def­i­n­i­tion of “afford­abil­i­ty” for a health plan is one where the amount an employ­ee pays for just their por­tion of the cov­er­age at a lev­el not to exceed 9.5%. This was increased last year and is now increas­ing again to 9.66% So employ­ers get a break…sort of…as med­ical rate increas­es are at least 6% for the year and in two years the IRS has increased the thresh­old by a whop­ping 0.16% Thanks….