In furtherance of Section 902 of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued Notice 2013-74 updating prior IRS guidance regarding so-called “in-plan” Roth conversions...more
Don’t look now, but another HIPAA deadline is just around the corner.
As we noted last month, the deadline is looming for employer-sponsored health benefit plans to come into compliance with U.S. Department of Health...more
Since 2006, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has prohibited health plans from discriminating based upon an individual’s health status. Since many modern wellness programs are expressly designed...more
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Labor (DOL), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the three federal agencies with primary responsibility for implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA),...more
As a reminder of the significant role that states will play in implementing the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), we wanted to highlight some recent legislative developments in California that will be of interest...more
The regulatory log-jam in Washington seems to finally be loosening up in the aftermath of the election, and the troika of agencies primarily responsible for overseeing implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable...more