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Year-end wrap-up for benefit plans

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 23 2010

As the end of 2010 draws near, we want to highlight some of the key year-end action items for benefit plan sponsors to consider before 2011

Religious institutions update

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2012

Although the most significant changes for large employers are still to come, implementation of the Patent Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (Public Law 111-148) is in full swing

Connecticut governor vetoes bill establishing the Connecticut Healthcare Partnership

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2008

Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell recently vetoed House Bill 5536, An Act Establishing the Connecticut Healthcare Partnership (the "Bill"), which is intended to achieve savings for Connecticut municipalities, nonprofit groups and small employers with 50 employees or less by allowing them to join the current state employees' health insurance program

Hobby lobby, religious freedom, ACA, and contraception

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2014

Last month, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp., two highly

After almost four years of post-merger litigation, health insurers defeat merger challenge

  • Williams Mullen
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2010

In late 2005, two New York-based health insurers, Group Health Inc. and Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York, announced their intention to merge

Same-sex domestic partner policy does not discriminate against opposite-sex couples

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2011

Reversing a decision by the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, a New York appeals court recently held that a policy adopted by a local Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to offer health care to same-sex domestic partners did not unlawfully discriminate against opposite-sex domestic partners

Bill renewing Trade Adjustment Assistance Program ready for president's signature

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2011

On October 12 the House by a 307-122 margin approved a measure that temporarily and retroactively extends the Trade Adjustment Assistance program that was enacted as part of the 2009 stimulus package and expired in February 2011

Arizona must continue offering benefits to same-sex partners of state employees

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2011

Last Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit upheld an injunction that blocked an Arizona law that would have eliminated health care benefits for same-sex partners of state employees

More on summary of benefits coverage: FAQ part 8

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2012

In case you missed it, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments next week on the constitutional challenges to health care reform

US Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare could impact shared spending in Canada

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 28 2012

On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, being health care legislation commonly referred to as “Obamacare”