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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

Rule Advances Association Health Plans

Jun 25, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has finalized its long-awaited Association Health Plan (AHP) rule to expand the definition of "employer" to include "working owners." This change allows real estate professionals and other self-employed individuals to participate in association health plans. A key provision, advocated for inclusion in the rule by NAR, will allow the roughly 31 percent of REALTORS® who are offered coverage through a spouse to be eligible to choose an AHP option. Learn more