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Number two and counting - Congress extends and expands the COBRA subsidy program

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2010

At the beginning of this year, employers, insurers and COBRA administrators revised their procedures and notices to incorporate the extension of the COBRA subsidy added by the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010

Agencies issue full-time employee guidance

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2012

Just in time for Labor Day, the agencies this afternoon issued two pieces of guidance related to the definition of a full-time employee and the employer penalty provisions of the Affordable Care Act

NAIC finalizes MLR rules

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2010

Today, the NAIC finalized its controversial MLR regulations, and have sent them to HHS

90-day waiting period regulations

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

Today, the agencies issued final regulations on the 90-day waiting period rule. The final regulations define a waiting period as the period that must

Essential health benefits for self-insured plans

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2013

The meaning of "essential health benefits" is an issue for self-insured plans in several contexts, including the annual and lifetime limit

Federal circuit applies ariad analysis to dna and protein claims in interference

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2010

The written description requirement of 35 U.S.C. 112 can play a critical role in interferences as well as patent prosecution and litigation

Treasury issues reporting delay

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2013

In a developing story this evening, the Department of Treasury has announced its intention to postpone information reporting requirements by

HHS GINA proposed regulations HIPAA-covered entities impacted

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2009

Section 105 of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008 ("GINA") provides that a group health plan or health insurer may not use or disclose genetic information for purposes of underwriting

Mini-med waivers and OTC reimbursements explained

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2010

As noted previously, IRS announced the OTC reimbursement guidance for health FSAs and HRAs, and HHS announced the mini-med waiver program

HSA limits for 2012

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

New HSA Limits for 2012 from the IRS