Susan Whittaker Hughes

Susan Whittaker Hughes

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Employer Shared Responsibility Final Regulations Offer Partial Temporary Enforcement Relief

Enforcement of the employer shared responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been further delayed for employers with between 50 and 99 full-time equivalent employees and temporarily eased for employers...more

2/12/2014 - Affordable Care Act Delays Enforcement f Internal Revenue Code Shared Responsibility Rule

Health Care Reform's 90-Day Waiting Period Guidance for Group Health Plans Deserves a Closer Look

One of the many requirements bearing down on group health plans in 2014 is the 90-day waiting period rule found in section 2708 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), as added by the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....more

6/21/2013 - Affordable Care Act Eligibility Employer Group Health Plans Healthcare Penalties Statutory Waiting Period

Start Counting! Employers and Group Health Plans Must "Count" Themselves into Compliance with the Affordable Care Act in 2013 and...

One theme weaving its way through the multitude of Affordable Care Act (ACA) guidance released over the past few years is this: Employers and group health plans must learn to count, and they must learn to count the "ACA way."...more

6/6/2013 - Affordable Care Act Compliance Deadlines Employer Group Health Plans Healthcare

New Affordable Care Act Fees Impact Group Health Plans in 2013 and 2014

On July 31, 2013, the first of various fees will be due that are imposed by the Affordable Care Act on self-insured group health plans and/or issuers of insured health policies providing accident and health coverage. Beyond...more

4/16/2013 - Affordable Care Act Employer Group Health Plans Fees Form 720 Healthcare PCORI Reinsurance Self-Insured Health Plans

Special Edition: Health Law Update - February 28, 2013

In This Issue: - A Baker's Dozen of Significant Changes From the HIPAA/HITECH Rule 1. Business Associates and Subcontractors 2. Breach Notification 3. Covered Entity Organizational Structures 4. Cloud...more

3/1/2013 - Business Associates Cloud Computing Covered Entities Data Breach Data Protection GINA HHS HIPAA HIPAA Omnibus Rule HITECH Notice Requirements OCR PHI Subcontractors

Employers Receive Additional Time to Provide Exchange Notice to Employees

As most are aware, 2013 is an important transition year when it comes to complying with the Affordable Care Act....more

1/30/2013 - Affordable Care Act DOL Employer Group Health Plans Health Insurance Health Insurance Exchanges HHS Notice Requirements

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