As you're working on setting your contributions for 2017, please keep in mind the affordability percentage employers may rely on when using any of the three safe harbors is 9.69%.
Additionally, employers utilizing the Federal Poverty Line (FPL) safe harbor should utilize the 2016 Federal Poverty Level for an individual, which is $11,880 for a single individual. For those with employees in Alaska, the FPL is $14,840. Employers with employees in Hawaii would use $13,670 for those employees.
Please contact your Assurance representative with any questions.