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Employee Benefits Developments - June 2014

In This Issue: - Rulings, Opinions, Etc. ..Validating Rollover Contributions: New Guidance - Case ..Stock Drop Case Development: The Supreme Court Rejects The Presumption Of Prudence ..Dividend...more

HEAL Advisory: Challenges to IRS Regulations Allowing Subsidies in Federally-Established Exchanges Under the ACA: Federal Court...

Challenges to federal health reform implementation continue to make their way through the federal courts, with court rulings expected shortly. Employers are especially advised to monitor challenges to the federal regulations...more

The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - June 2014

Editor's Overview - In this month's issue, our authors address severance benefit claims and ERISA disclosure requirements. In our first article, Joe Clark addresses whether a plan administrator should conduct an...more

The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 31: ERISA Section 510 and Limiting Employee Hours

In last week’s post, we examined the appropriateness of capping the annual hours of new “variable hour employees” as a way to limit exposure under the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility rules. (These rules...more

Affordable Care Act Update April 7, 2014: High Courts Vet Key Provisions Of The Affordable Care Act Government Extends Enrollment...

March 2014 has produced quite a bit of activity regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA"). On March 24, 2014, oral argument was held in the latest challenges to the ACA in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby...more

Weekly Update from the State House - February 28, 2014: The House met this week in lengthy sessions to try to clear the calendar...

Details from Each Chamber: HOUSE - The House met this week in lengthy sessions to try to clear the calendar in preparation for budget week beginning March 10....more

Feds’ Argument in Favor of Premium Tax Credit Gains Momentum, Still Under Attack in Federal Courts

A second federal district court judge has ruled in favor of the government on one of the most serious challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). The court dismissed a challenge to the...more

Federal Judge Permits ACA Premium Tax Credits in States with Federally Facilitated Exchanges

A federal district court judge has ruled in favor of the government on one of the most serious challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). The court rejected a challenge to the availability of...more

Monthly Benefits Update - December 2013

The following are the most significant employee benefits-related legal developments that occurred in December of 2013. At the beginning of 2013, after considering feedback from our clients and contacts who work in the...more

Court Challenges Threaten ACA Premium Tax Credits in State with Federal Facilitated Exchanges

Two federal district court judges will likely rule in early 2014 on pending challenges to the availability of premium tax credits under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). The plaintiffs in both...more

Religious Institutions Update - December 2013

A federal district court has ruled unconstitutional one of the most important tax benefits available to ministers: the minister's housing allowance. A summary of the case follows. The ruling threatens to have a dramatic...more

Challenge to Premium Assistance for Individuals Who Purchase Insurance on Federally Established Exchanges Allowed to Proceed in...

A D.C. district court judge ruled that a case can proceed challenging the IRS rule allowing individuals who purchase insurance on exchanges established by the Federal government (and not by a State) to be eligible for premium...more

The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - August 2013

In this month's newsletter we address ten important issues to consider when drafting and amending a summary plan description. ...more

Insights - Spring 2013

In This Issue: - Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - Tax Planning for the “New Normal” - HIPAA: Not Just for Health Care - ADA Requirements for Pools - Impact of Dodd-Frank Swap Regulations on Loan Documents -...more

Wisconsin Court Confirms Computer-Controlled Medical Devices Are Exempt From Property Tax

In 2008, the Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission ruled that the following categories of computerized medical equipment are exempt from property tax: - Ultrasound equipment - Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...more

Obamacare: Full Steam Ahead for Implementation of Act

By a 5-4 vote and on the strength of an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts, the United States Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate in President Obama’s signature Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Strictly...more

Affordable Care Act

Yesterday was a historic day as the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to uphold the Affordable Care Act. As political pundits and news outlets continue to parse through the opinion and dissents, we wanted to share this link to an...more

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds the Provisions of Obama’s Health Care Reform Act

As analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision continues to trickle in, one point is certain: The need for greater access to quality healthcare services continues to grow. ...more

May 2012: Appellate Litigation Update: Supreme Court to Review Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Supreme Court to Review Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: In one of the most important and closely watched cases in recent memory, the Supreme Court this Term will decide the constitutionality of the Patient...more

Supreme Court Oral Argument Raises Specter That Entire Health Reform Law Could Be Overturned

Last week’s big news was the highly unusual three days of oral arguments held by the Supreme Court on various aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), including whether the individual mandate,...more

PPACA: A Pandora's Box For The Health Care Industry

Originally published in Law 360 on March 23, 2012 Law360, New York (March 23, 2012, 1:12 PM ET) -- By the end of March 2012, the United States Supreme Court will have heard three rounds of oral argument on the...more

Week of February 6, 2012 on ILN Today - Roundup!

Happy Friday all! It's been a very busy week here at the ILN, which makes me feel as though this is a well-deserved weekend ahead. On to the roundup - because it's been so busy this week, I'm going with a top...more

Health Headlines - July 18, 2011

In This Issue: - IRS Releases Community Health Needs Assessment Guidance for Tax-Exempt Hospitals - California Department Of Insurance Issues Order to Show Cause Against Blue Shield of California for Denying Autism...more

Health Headlines - June 20, 2011

In This Issue: - District Court Upholds CMS’s Disallowance Of Illinois Medicaid “Provider Tax” - An IRS Advisory Committee Recommends Changes To IRS Rules For Group Exemptions - Eighth Circuit Denies Antitrust...more

Health Headlines - January 18, 2011

In This Issue: - D.C. Circuit Vacates and Remands 2007 and 2008 Rules for Calculating Rural Floor Budget Neutrality Adjustment - CT Scan Payments Much Too Low Under Medicare Outpatient PPS - AHA Files Amicus...more

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