Health Insurance Exchanges are government-regulated private health insurance markets where individuals can purchase standardized health insurance plans.
The Affordable Care Act: The Structure of Health Plans – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
Despite glitches and long wait times, the Health Insurance Marketplace created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) came online October 1, 2013, and along with it arrived a new notice obligation for...more
I blogged recently about IRS and Department of Labor (DOL) guidance restricting the ability of employers to subsidize individual health insurance premiums for their employees after December 31, 2013. That IRS and DOL guidance...more
In This Issue:
- High Court Takes on Number of Workplace Dispute Cases
- Government Shutdown Creates Delays at Labor Department, NLRB
- E-Verify Suspension Leaves Employers Concerned Over Hiring
- Judge Again...more
Health & Welfare Plans -
Health Care Reform: FAQ Part XVI Addresses Insurance Exchange Notice and 90-Day Waiting Period Requirement.
The Treasury, the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human...more
Although the IRS has announced that it will delay the enforcement of certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as the "Affordable Care Act" or "Obamacare"), employers are still required...more
Recent guidance clarifies the exchange notice requirement and the 90-day waiting period limitation under the Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services, and the Treasury (the...more
On or before October 1, 2013, most employers are required to distribute a notice to their employees informing them about the new Health Care Reform Marketplace (also known as “the Exchanges”). Here are the highlights of this...more
The Affordable Care Act requires all U.S. citizens and legal residents to have or to obtain qualifying health insurance coverage, effective January 1, 2014, or pay a tax penalty unless they meet certain criteria and receive...more
The October 1, 2013 deadline for providing employees with a notice of their coverage options through the newly established public health insurance exchanges (referred to as the “Marketplace”) is quickly approaching. This news...more
All employers, except for the relative few that are not subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), are required to provide a written Notice to their employees regarding the coverage options available under the federal...more
What you need to know:
Employers must distribute notices of public exchange coverage to employees by October 1, 2013 to ensure compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. ...more
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to require employers to provide a notice to employees informing them of the public health insurance marketplaces (aka...more
The Affordable Care Act provides individuals with the option of purchasing health coverage through new health insurance exchanges, or “Marketplaces” that will operate in every state effective January 1, 2014 (e.g.,...more
As part of the ongoing compliance efforts related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), employers who are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must provide notice to their employees of...more
Although the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) "employer mandate" has been delayed until 2015, health insurance exchanges are still scheduled to start offering health coverage to individuals and employees of small businesses...more
The Affordable Care Act and subsequent guidance require all employers subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act to provide notice of health care coverage options available through a health care exchange to all current employees...more
On September 13, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued new guidance1 relating to the applicability of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to certain kinds of...more
On Wednesday, September 12, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), which is a division of the Department of Labor (DOL), released another FAQ indicating that no penalty or fine will be applied for failing to...more
All employers who are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act are supposed to provide a Notice by October 1, 2013 to all employees informing them about health insurance available through the Marketplace/Exchange. The DOL...more
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), an employer subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act must provide a written notice to current employees about the Health Insurance Marketplace (the “Exchange Notice”) by October 1, 2013,...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.
The Affordable Care Act...more
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”) amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) to require employers of all sizes to provide their employees a notice of the availability of coverage through public...more
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) guidance issued under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires employers to provide employees with a notice regarding health care exchanges (now called "marketplaces"). ...more
Update: On July 2, 2013, the Treasury Department posted a blog announcing its intention to delay – until January 1, 2015 – the employer shared responsibility and related requirements of the Health Care Reform Act, and that...more
New notice describing availability of Exchange coverage must be provided by October 1, 2013.