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DOL provides COBRA subsidy appeal application available from the DOL

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2009

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced the appeals process that individuals can use if they are denied the premium subsidy for their COBRA continuation coverage

COBRA subsidy changes are you meeting your notice obligations?

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2010

On December 19, 2009, President Obama signed into law the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2010 (the "Act"

Genetic information receives greater protection

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2009

On Thursday, October 1, 2009, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury issued new regulations implementing Title I of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (“GINA”

Can a company really keep its current health insurance plan?

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2010

Prior to the passage of the massive health care reform law in March 2010, which is commonly referred to as the "Affordable Care Act," President Obama stated on several occasions that "if you like your health plan, you can keep it."

DOL posts two Q&As clarifying COBRA premium subsidy year end eligibility

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2009

As the COBRA premium subsidy period (912008 12312009) draws to a close, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued an alert to clarify any misunderstandings that employers andor third-party COBRA administrators may have regarding the application of the COBRA premium subsidy

COBRA subsidy extended through March 31

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2010

On March 2, 2010, the Temporary Extension Act of 2010 (the "Act") was signed into law

Still no COBRA premium subsidy extension

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2010

As we previously reported, in late May 2010, the House passed the American Job, Closing, Tax Loopholes and Preventing Outsourcing Act of 2010 (the "Act") but removed the provision that would have extended the COBRA premium subsidy through December 31, 2010

Grandfathered health plan regulations released

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2010

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act ("Act"

COBRA subsidy extended through May 31, 2010

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2010

On April 15, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Continuing Extension Act of 2010 (the "Act"

Dependent coverage until age 26 must be provided by group health plans

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2010

On Monday, May 10, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services issued interim final regulations implementing the requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") that required group health plans and insurance issuers provide dependent coverage for children until they have attained age 26