The term "Individual Mandate" typically refers to a requirement under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 that all United States residents must obtain "minimum essential... more +
The term "Individual Mandate" typically refers to a requirement under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 that all United States residents must obtain "minimum essential healthcare coverage" unless they qualify for one of eight exemptions under the Act. The Act defines "minimum essential coverage" and levies penalties against individuals who fail to comply with the mandate.
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
As the Legislature decides whether Florida will implement certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), businesses of all sizes are grappling with the impact of the law and the choices they must make. Employers in...more
In This Issue:
- Minimum Essential Coverage
..HHS Proposed Rule
- Shared Responsibility Payments and Exemptions
..HHS Proposed Rule
..IRS Proposed Rule
..IRS Final Rule
- Essential Health Benefits
CMS and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued two proposed rules on January 30, 2013 setting forth the exemptions an individual may satisfy to avoid financial penalties associated with the Patient Protection and...more
On June 28, 2012, the Supreme court ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”) is constitutional. What does the decision mean for employers?
The Supreme Court’s decision rests on some...more
On June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care reform legislation. The decision resulted in numerous questions due to the complexity of the...more
The long-awaited Supreme Court decision brings clarity to the future of health care reform and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The following represents Manatt’s first take on the ruling and its...more
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