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Health care reform's 90-day waiting period guidance for group health plans deserves a closer look

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2013

One of the many requirements bearing down on group health plans in 2014 is the 90-day waiting period rule found in section 2708 of the Public Health

New Affordable Care Act fess impact group health plans in 2013 and 2014

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2013

On July 31, 2013, the first of various fees will be due that are imposed by the Affordable Care Act on self-insured group health plans andor issuers

Health care reform: "employer mandate" guidance issued

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

The U.S. Treasury Department recently released new guidance to assist employers (generally those with 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent

IRS releases proposed regulations on fees to fund patient-centered outcomes research

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2012

On April 12, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued proposed regulations implementing fees on certain health insurance issuers and self-funded group health plan sponsors to help finance the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA

Group health plan and insurance coverage: new FAQs on summary of benefits and coverage

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2012

As a follow-up from previously released final regulations and other guidance (see the February 16, 2012, issue of the Health Law Update), the Departments (HHS, Treasury and DOL) jointly developed a set of 24 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the summary of benefits and coverage (SBC

Group health plan and insurance coverage: final guidance issued on summary of benefits and coverage

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2012

The U.S. Departments of the Treasury, Labor (DOL) and HHS (collectively, the "Departments") recently released final regulations governing the summary of benefits and coverage and the uniform glossary for group health plans and health insurance coverage

IRS clarifies W-2 reporting requirements for employer-sponsored health plan coverage

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2012

In early January, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2012-9, which clarified and revised the requirements for disclosing the aggregate cost of employer-sponsored health coverage on employees' annual Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statements

HHS is now accepting early retiree reinsurance program applications

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2010

HHS began accepting ERRP applications on June 29, 2010

Department of Labor issues new model COBRA notices

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2009

On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Act"