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Health care reform FAQS address HRAs

USA - January 29 2013 Last week, the DOL, HHS, and Treasury jointly issued the 11th set of FAQs relating to health care reform. In addition to delaying the employer Notice…


Applicability of new Medicare tax on unearned income to 404(k) dividends

USA - December 20 2012 Many employers are aware of the increase to the Medicare tax on high-wage earners required under PPACA, which goes into effect on January 1, 2013. However…


State health insurance exchange deadlines extended

USA - November 19 2012 As we previously discussed, PPACA requires each state to establish a health insurance exchange by January 1, 2014, and if a state chooses not to do so, HHS will step in and administer that state’s exchange.


PPACA CO-OP health plans receive approval

USA - October 19 2012 Health care reform created a new federal program, the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan program, to foster the creation of qualified non-profit health insurance issuers to offer qualified health plans in the individual and small group markets in the states in which the issuers are licensed to offer such plans. 


Additional guidance on SBCs issued

USA - May 29 2012 On May 11, the DOL issued FAQs about Affordable Care Act Implementation (Part IX); like the last FAQs (Part VIII) issued, this set of 14 FAQs discusses implementation of the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (“SBC”) provisions of PPACA.

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