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Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
In This Presentation:
- Current State Of Health Care Reform
- How Long are the Obamacare Regulations?
- Delayed . . .
- Not Delayed . . .
- The New Model for Health Insurance Coverage
Beginning January 1, 2015, the large employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that all full-time employees be offered minimum essential, affordable coverage. Penalties will be assessed for each month that a...more
It's December, and human resources professionals and law departments are reflecting on the issues addressed in 2013 and giving thanks for incident-free holiday parties. But the big question is this: What issues should get...more
As 2013 comes to an end, we are considering a number of issues that employers might be facing at the end of the year. Our year-end blog series will cover issues such as seasonal hiring, religious discrimination claims...more
In This Issue:
- Labor and Employment and ERISA Class Actions After Wal-Mart and Comcast — Practice Points for Defendants (Part I – Commonality)*
- Agencies Release Guidance on HRAs, FSAs, and Employer Payment...more
Executive Summary: Earlier this year, the Obama Administration delayed implementation of the employer mandate, a major provision of the 2010 health care reform law (the Affordable Care Act or "ACA"). The delay of the...more
The Internal Revenue Service has issued proposed regulations on reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The regulations, released on September 9, 2013, address two separate ACA reporting requirements: one...more
The steps a small business should take to prepare for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) vary greatly depending on the size of the business and how many employees it has. Small businesses with fewer than...more
It’s the single most controversial law passed by Congress in the last 10 years. Business groups spent hundreds of millions of dollars to defeat it in Congress and to have it overturned in the courts. But now, the Patient...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
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 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
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
With the Health Insurance Marketplace created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) set to open its figurative doors for enrollment on October 1, 2013, employers face a new obligation. Nearly all...more
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have published proposed rules establishing reporting requirements for employers and insurers under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), or Obamacare....more
In This Issue:
- Obama Administration Postpones Health Care Reporting and Penalties Until 2015
- Severance Agreements: What Are They Good For?
- Excerpt from Severance Agreements: What Are They Good For?
On Tuesday, July 2, the Treasury Department announced that the Administration will delay the Affordable Care Act’s mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirements for another year. These requirements will not take...more
As the Healthcare Landscape Shifts, Four Issues Are Critical to Build Effective Market Access Strategies -
In this time of high growth and fast change for the healthcare industry, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and...more
On July 2, 2013, the Treasury Department made a surprise announcement that enforcement of the Employer Shared Responsibility Mandate, a provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA"), would be delayed...more
Health Care Reform: IRS Transitional Relief Delays Pay or Play Reporting and Penalties -
As we reported in an alert on July 3, the IRS has provided transitional relief to employers that delays pay or play reporting and...more
As readers of this blog are surely aware, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) imposes a number of new obligations on employers and private health insurance plans....more
On July 9, 2013, the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued formal guidance (IRS Notice 2013-45; herein, the “Notice”)1 that provides for a one year delay until 2015 with respect to (i) certain...more
Last week, in a move welcomed by many employers, the Obama administration announced that it would delay implementation of certain key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until 2015....more
On July 9, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2013-45 (the Notice), granting transition relief from the “Employer Shared Responsibility” provisions and certain health plan reporting requirements under the...more
On the heels of last week’s announcement that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) reporting requirements and Play or Pay penalties will not go into effect until 2015, the IRS has released transition relief clarifying that the...more
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