Jordan Schreier

Jordan Schreier

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Department of Labor Reissues Rules on Fiduciaries Investing in “Economically Targeted Investments”

The Department of Labor (DOL) has clarified the fiduciary implications of an employee benefit plan investing in so-called “socially responsible investments,” sometimes referred to as “impact investments” or “economically...more

11/2/2015 - Affordable Housing Bond Financing Construction Contracts Construction Industry Corporate Social Responsibility DOL Economic Development Economically Targeted Investments Job Creation Multiemployer Plan Project Finance Union Membership

Employer Paid Individual Health Insurance Policies Create the Potential for Significant Penalties, But Limited Relief Is Available

Despite guidance from the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), the Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) indicating the prohibition of the practice under the Affordable Care Act...more

5/29/2015 - Affordable Care Act DOL Employer Group Health Plans Health Insurance HHS IRS Medical Reimbursement Penalties Popular S-Corporation SHOP Program

U.S. Supreme Court Decision on ERISA Fiduciary Duty Statute of Limitations Case Provides Broad Principle But Little Practical...

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Tibble v. Edison International, a highly anticipated case involving whether ERISA’s six year statute of limitations for breach of fiduciary duty claims prevented a claim...more

5/28/2015 - Breach of Duty Duty of Prudence Duty to Monitor ERISA Fiduciary Duty Investment Adviser SCOTUS Statute of Limitations Tibble v Edison Int

Deadline Approaching to Secure Health Plan Identifier (“HPID”)

Certain group health plans are required to obtain a 10-digit Health Plan Identifier ("HPID") from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") by November 5, 2014. Currently various users of the health care system...more

10/29/2014 - CMS FSA Healthcare HIPAA HPID HSA Medicaid Medicare

Department Of Treasury And Internal Revenue Service Announce They Will Recognize Legal Same-Sex Marriages For Federal Tax Purposes...

In June 2013, the US Supreme Court in Windsor v. U.S., ruled as unconstitutional the portion of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) which provided that for federal law purposes, a marriage meant an opposite-sex...more

9/4/2013 - DOMA IRS Marriage Same-Sex Marriage SCOTUS Tax Benefits U.S. Treasury US v Windsor

Health Care Legal News - August 7, 2013 • Volume 3, Number 2


8/7/2013 - Affordable Care Act Delays Employer Mandates Healthcare IRS Pay or Play Reporting Requirements Shared Responsibility Rule Transition Relief

DOL Extends Deadline For Providing Annual Comparative Chart Of Investment Alternatives In Participant-Directed Individual Account...

On July 22, 2013, the DOL announced a temporary enforcement policy that provides the administrators of individual account retirement plans such as 40 (k) or 403(b) plans some additional flexibility regarding when they have to...more

7/26/2013 - 401k 403(b) Plans Deadlines DOL Enforcement Retirement Retirement Plan Strategic Enforcement Plan

IRS Issues Transition Relief On The One-Year Delay In PPACA’s Information Reporting And Employer Shared Responsibility Rules

Late on July 9, 2013, the IRS issued Notice 2013-45 which provides some additional information regarding the Department of Treasury’s recently announced delay in the information reporting and employer shared responsibility...more

7/12/2013 - Affordable Care Act Deadlines Delays Healthcare IRS Pay or Play Shared Responsibility Rule U.S. Treasury

Obama Administration Delays Until 2015 Large Employer Shared Responsibility Requirements, Reporting And Tax Penalties

On July 2, 2013, the Department of Treasury announced a one-year delay in the employer shared responsibility mandate under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) and related information reporting. Complexity Leads to Delayed...more

7/5/2013 - Affordable Care Act Delays Employer Mandates Healthcare Pay or Play Shared Responsibility Rule Tax Penalties U.S. Treasury

The U.S. Supreme Court Rules Defense Of Marriage Act Unconstitutional: Significant Implications For Employee Benefit Plans

On June 26, 2013, in U.S. v. Windsor, the US Supreme Court held the federal Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) unconstitutional as a violation of the right to liberty found in the due process clause of the 5th Amendment to the...more

7/1/2013 - COBRA Due Process Employee Benefits Equal Protection Health Insurance HIPAA Income Taxes Retirement Plan Same-Sex Marriage SCOTUS US v Windsor

Final Regulations Issued On Nondiscriminatory Wellness Programs – New Rules For Outcome-Based Programs

On May 29, 2013, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services released final regulations on nondiscriminatory wellness programs in group health plan coverage. The regulations largely follow the proposed...more

6/5/2013 - ADA ADEA Affordable Care Act DOL EEOC GINA Healthcare HHS HIPAA U.S. Treasury Wellness Programs

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