The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund fee is a fee imposed on insurance carriers of fully-insured group health plans and on plan sponsors of self-insured group health plans to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes...more
The regulation of marriage was historically presumed to be the exclusive domain of the states. Since 1996, however, the Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 (“DOMA”) changed this presumption in two important respects...more
2013 has already been a busy year for employers with group health plans who are trying to navigate the Affordable Care Act and its immediate implications for employee benefits. However, there are other, less talked about but...more
The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) provides a single definition of marriage, as between one man and one woman, for purposes of all federal laws, including the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA....more
In This Issue:
- Editor's Overview
- View from Proskauer: Are Your Conversations Privileged under ERISA?
- Rulings, Filings, and Settlements of Interest