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2015 benefit limits
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

The IRS updated the retirement plan limits effective for the plan year that begins on or after January 1, 2015. A comparison of the 2014 and 2015


Final wellness program rules-beware what you wish for
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2013

With little time to spare before employers finalize their plan designs for 2014, we now have the final rules for wellness programs. The Agencies


Final information reporting requirements for employers
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2014

The time and cost of complying with any additional reporting requirement is never good news. However, the final regulations issued on March 10, 2014


2014 benefit limits
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • December 24 2013

The IRS updated the retirement plan limits effective for the plan year that begins on or after January 1, 2014. The 2014 limits, as well as the 2013


Final HIPAA omnibus rules require attention
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2013

The time has come to take out and refresh those business associate agreements, HIPAA privacy and security compliance manuals, and HIPAA privacy


Medicare reporting applies to uninsured liability claims employers may be required to register
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2009

The Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 ("MMSEA") implements new mandatory reporting requirements (referred to as "Section 111 Reporting") to allow Medicare to identify medical claims where another entity, not Medicare, is responsible for payment pursuant to the Medicare Secondary Payor rules


GINA interim final regulations wellness and disease management programs impacted
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2009

Title I of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008 ("GINA") generally prohibits group health plans, health insurance issuers in the group and individual markets and issuers of Medicare supplemental policies from using genetic information to discriminate and from collecting genetic information


The FTC Red Flags Rule impact on employee benefit programs
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2009

The Red Flags Rule (the "Rule") is a set of regulations and guidelines that require financial institutions and creditors with certain types of consumer accounts to implement steps and programs to help identify certain patterns and other activities that constitute "red flags" for possible identity theft


Preventive care rules under the Affordable Care Act
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2010

On July 14, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services (the Departments) issued another round of guidance implementing the Affordable Care Act group health plan provisions


Internal appeals and external review processes under the Affordable Care Act
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2010

On July 22, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services (the "Departments") issued another round of guidance implementing the Affordable Care Act group health plan provisions