Kathi Wright

Kathi Wright

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eBenefits Alert: Enforcement Delay Announced for HPID Nov. 5 Deadline

On Oct. 31, 2014, the Office of e-Health Standards and Services, which is charged with HIPAA compliance, announced an enforcement delay to the regulations requiring the use of the Health Plan Identifiers (HPIDs) in HIPAA...more

11/4/2014 - Affordable Care Act Covered Entities Delays HIPAA HPID

eBenefits Alert - Post DOMA ERISA Guidance for treatment of Same Sex Marriage: Goin' to the Chapel... wherever it may be

Last week, the Department of Labor issued Technical Release 2013-04 stating its position on recognition of same-sex marriage for ERISA purposes. The IRS issued a Revenue Ruling a few weeks ago stating that for federal tax...more

10/15/2013 - DOL DOMA Employee Benefits ERISA IRS Same-Sex Marriage

eBenefits Alert - IRS Hears Wedding Bells - New Guidance for Same Sex Marriage under Federal Tax Laws

Right before the Labor Day holiday began last week, the IRS issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17 stating the IRS position on recognition of same-sex marriage for federal tax purposes. In the wake of the Supreme Court’s June 2013...more

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

eBenefits Alert - Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow - Even Though Employer Pay or Play Requirements Are Delayed Until 2015

Tuesday, July 2, 2013, the Obama Administration announced that it will delay the mandatory insurer and employer reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until 2015. This transitional relief will make it...more

7/8/2013 - Affordable Care Act Deadlines Delays Employer Mandates Healthcare Pay or Play Penalties Shared Responsibility Rule Tax Penalties U.S. Treasury

eBenefits Alert - Same-sex Marriage Decisions: What Now for Employee Benefits?

The Supreme Court’s decisions on two cases implicating the intersection of employee benefits and same-sex marriage were issued this morning, June 26, 2013. The opinions issued involved the federal Defense of Marriage Act...more

6/28/2013 - Civil Unions DOMA Domestic Partnership Employee Benefits Equal Protection ERISA Estate Tax Hollingsworth v Perry Income Taxes Proposition 8 Same-Sex Marriage SCOTUS US v Windsor

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