The US Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a new rule that modifies the "use it or lose it" rule for health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and provides clarification regarding transition...more
The October 1 deadline to provide employees a notice of the availability of coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace (also known as the "Marketplace" or "Exchange") is quickly approaching.
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After much anticipation, the Supreme Court handed down two 5-4 decisions, each with a different alignment of justices, in favor of same-sex marriage. ...more
Legislation has been introduced in the Senate, the Forty Hours is Full-Time Act of 2013 (S. 1188), that would change the definition of full-time employee under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....more
The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Treasury released a set of frequently asked questions announcing the availability of an updated Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) template and a new sample...more
On March 18, 2013, the US Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury jointly released proposed regulations implementing the 90-day waiting period limitation under the Affordable Care Act. Under the proposed...more