San Francisco Amends Health Care Security Ordinance

December 09, 2011
San Francisco has amended its Health Care Security Ordinance which requires employers in San Francisco to pay the health care expenses of employees through contributions to health reimbursement accounts. The amendment extends the time period from one year to two years for which contributions to health reimbursement accounts must be available for use by employees. As a result, effective January 1, 2012, any unused funds in these health reimbursement accounts as of December 31, 2011 will be available for use by employees through December 31, 2012. A copy of the amended law is available here.
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