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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.    less -
Baker Ober Health Law

Federal Repeal of ACA's Individual Mandate Prompts States to Enact Replacement Policies

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As part of the GOP tax bill passed in December 2017, Congress repealed the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) individual mandate penalty, effective January 1, 2019. The individual mandate requires adults to maintain health coverage...more

Baker Donelson

Department of Justice's Stance on Legal Challenge to ACA Reignites Fight over Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions

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On June 7, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a legal brief in support of a lawsuit from 20 states seeking to invalidate the Affordable Care Act (ACA), urging the federal court considering the case to strike down the ACA's...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Following Repeal of the Individual Mandate, Twenty States Challenge the Affordable Care Act

On February 26, 2018, twenty states (the “Plaintiffs”) jointly filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas requesting that the court strike down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Trump-Era State Innovation Waivers: What's in Store for 2019?

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Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a powerful policy tool for states in the Trump era. The provision authorizes states to waive certain ACA provisions and receive federal funding for state programs, provided...more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Vermont Legislative Update 5-4-18 - An analysis from DRM's Government & Public Affairs Team

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Medical Monitoring Bill Moves On - The House Judiciary Committee sent a version of S.197 to the Senate floor that eliminates the Senate-passed provisions creating strict, joint and several liability for release of harmful...more

Locke Lord LLP

Can Republican-Led States Succeed in Enjoining the Affordable Care Act?

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Beginning January 1, 2019, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 reduces to zero dollars the Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax penalty imposed on many individuals who fail to maintain minimum essential coverage (i.e., the individual...more

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Practical Insights on Tax Reform: Impact on Individuals

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On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law legislation, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), which is the most extensive overhaul of the United States of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) in 30 years....more

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Iowa Emerges as Latest State to Challenge ACA Through Noncompliant Plans

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We recently wrote about Idaho’s failed attempt to permit health insurers to sell policies that did not comply with Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements for the individual insurance market. ...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

Ohio seeks to become the first state to receive a 1332 waiver of the individual mandate

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On March 30, 2018, the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) submitted the application for a waiver from the requirements of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. If approved, Ohio would become the first state to receive...more

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Practical Insights on Tax Reform: Impact on Employee and Fringe Benefits

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law legislation, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), which is the most extensive overhaul of the United States Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) in 30 years. In...more

Fisher Phillips

What Every Employer Needs To Know About The Tax Reform Law

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Late last year, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) and it was quickly signed by the President. The Act seeks to reform the current tax system and contains numerous provisions that may be significant to...more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Vermont Legislative Update 03-02-2018 - An analysis from DRM's Government & Public Affairs Team

by Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC on

When it returns on March 13, the Vermont Senate is expected to consider S.197, a bill that creates strict liability for damage to property and human health for the release of many harmful substance into the environment, and...more

Benesch

Your Affordable Care Act Noncompliance May Result in Delayed Refunds

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In an online statement, the IRS has reported that the failure to address the health coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can result in taxpayer’s tax return being rejected or suspended from review. For the...more

Mintz Levin - Health Law & Policy Matters

Health Care Weekly Preview from ML Strategies – March 2018

Congress kicks off this week with three weeks to go before the March 23 omnibus spending deadline. At this point it’s still not entirely clear what will be tacked on to this spending package, but immigration, market...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

Decoding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Part VI: Employment and Fringe Benefit Related Provisions

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BACKGROUND - The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) creates, modifies or eliminates a number of employment and employee fringe benefit related provisions of the Code. Both employers and employees need to be aware of these...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

2018 Health Law Predictions

2017 was a year in contrasts for the health care delivery system. Congress and President Trump made several attempts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. Controversy about marijuana continued as more states...more

Franczek Radelet P.C.

Recent Developments in Affordable Care Act Compliance: Employer Obligations for 2018 and Beyond

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Over the past year, there has been a significant focus in the press on various attempts to overhaul or repeal key elements of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), which was originally passed into law almost eight years ago. While...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

As Congress Struggles With ACA Repeal, Trump Administration Moves Forward With Regulatory Reform

The Trump administration and Republican-led Congress spent substantial time and political capital in 2017 on efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and enact sweeping Medicaid reform. By the end of the...more

Snell & Wilmer

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Implications for Health and Welfare Plans and Fringe Benefits

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On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“the Act”) was signed into law, and it has various implications for employers who sponsor employee benefit plans. This newsletter focuses on the provisions in the Act that...more

Gray Reed & McGraw

New Tax Law – Impacting Your Small Business and You

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Agreeing with Benjamin Franklin that there is nothing certain except death and taxes, Sketch Wood and his partner Minnie Brix, owners of Wood & Brix, and their 200 employees are certain that the new tax law will affect them,...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

2018 Tax Reform Series: Goodbye To The Individual Mandate

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

This is the seventh article in our series covering various tax and employee benefits-related changes contained in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed by the President on December 22, 2017. Once significant change made by the...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Continuing Resolution Proposal to Extend Funding for the Federal Government

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Overview - On Jan. 16, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.) introduced a continuing resolution (CR), which would fund the federal government until Feb. 16. Congress has...more

Baker Ober Health Law

New Tax Overhaul and Government Funding Measures: What's in It for Health Care?

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In the week before Christmas, Congress approved and President Trump signed into law the final Republican tax overhaul bill. While primarily focused on individual and business tax cuts and reform, the new tax bill taking...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Trump Administration: 2017 Recap and 2018 Outlook

On January 20, 2017, businessman Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States following a contentious and unconventional 2016 presidential election. Republicans also successfully maintained control...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Tax Reform: What Does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Mean for the Healthcare Industry?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”) was signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 22, 2017. The Act changes many provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, from individual and business provisions, to...more

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