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District Court Declares Entire Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional – What It Means For Employers And Plan Sponsors
In a surprising turn of events, on Friday, December 14th, a district court judge in the Northern District of Texas declared that the Affordable Care Act's ("ACA") individual mandate...
United States
20 Dec 2018
President-Elect Trump's Impact On The Affordable Care Act
President Elect Trump's Impact on the Affordable Care Act
United States
25 Nov 2016
Big Employer Win In Wellness Program Case EEOC v. Flambeau
For the past couple of years, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been challenging employer wellness programs for their alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
United States
21 Jan 2016
Trade Act Reinstates Expired Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC)
On July 6, 2015, President Obama signed the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015.
United States
17 Jul 2015
King V. Burwell – Supreme Court Upholds Premium Subsidies Under Federally-Run Marketplaces; ACA Remains (Mostly) Unfazed
On June 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court released its much anticipated King v. Burwell decision regarding the validity of premium assistance issued by Federally-run Marketplaces.
United States
26 Jun 2015
IRS Releases Final Forms And Instructions For Affordable Care Act Reporting
In February 2015, the IRS released final forms and instructions related to information reporting under the Affordable Care Act (the "ACA").
United States
23 Mar 2015
IRS Releases First Guidance On ACA’s So-Called "Cadillac Tax"
Last week, the IRS released Notice 2015-16 in an effort to begin developing regulatory guidance for the Affordable Care Act's excise tax on high-cost health coverage.
United States
5 Mar 2015
Responding To The Anthem Cyber Attack
Anthem Inc. (Anthem), the nation's second-largest health insurer, revealed late on Wednesday, February 4 that it was the victim of a significant cyber attack.
United States
9 Feb 2015
The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - October 2014
As always, be sure to review the section on Rulings, Filings, and Settlements of Interest including, recent case law on ERISA preemption in the Sixth Circuit.
United States
22 Oct 2014
IRS To Amend Cafeteria Plan Regulations To Facilitate Enrollment In Marketplace Coverage
The notice is effective immediately and will appear in IRB 2014-41, to be published Oct. 6, 2014.
United States
24 Sep 2014
Final Regulations On Orientation Periods Released
The Federal regulatory agencies released final regulations clarifying the relationship between a group health plan's eligibility criteria and the ACA's 90-day limit on waiting periods.
United States
26 Jun 2014
What Does PPACA Stand For? Punitive Penalties Are Clearly Authorized
A recently posted IRS Q&A raises the specter of serious penalties for non-compliance with the Affordable Care Act.
United States
27 May 2014
New Guidance On COBRA And ACA Marketplace Coverage: The Gap In Coverage Is (Not Quite) Filled
There has been much confusion and concern about the interplay between the COBRA continuation coverage rules and the new Health Insurance Marketplace.
United States
14 May 2014
IRS Says PCORI Fees Are Deductible
As employers plan for paying various health care reform fees, one question that arises is whether the fees owed are tax deductible.
United States
19 Jun 2013
Health Care Reform: What You Need to Know "Right Now"
The sweeping health care reform law will affect the delivery and administration of group health plans for every employer and employee in the country.
United States
3 May 2010
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