Fair Share Contribution

Section 8 (Part 1): Commonwealth Care Trust Fund

Creates a Commonwealth Care Trust Fund that will receive revenue generated from the Fair Share Contribution, the Free Rider Surcharge, and other revenue that will be used to pay for subsidized health insurance and Medicaid rate increases.

Section 47: Employer Fair Share Contribution

Creates the Fair Share Contribution, to be paid by employers who do not provide or make a reasonable contribution to health insurance for their employees. The contribution requirement applies to employers with 11 or more employees and is capped at $295 annually per employee.