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EEOC issues guidance on employer provided wellness programs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released long-awaited proposed guidance (the Proposed Rule) relating to employer wellness


Employers with group health plans: have you notified state regulators of the breach?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 20 2015

Data security breaches affecting large segments of the U.S. population continue to dominate the news. Over the past few years, there has been


New developments regarding ACA contraception coverage requirements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 5 2013

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration and the U.S


Proposed regulations expand the definition of excepted benefits
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 3 2014

Recently issued proposed regulations would expand the categories of excepted benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974


New health savings account contribution and distribution forms issued by IRS
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 24 2014

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued its 2014 versions of the Health Savings Account contribution and distribution forms and instructions


Additional Affordable Care Act guidance clarifies exchange notices and 90-day waiting period
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 26 2013

Recent guidance clarifies the exchange notice requirement and the 90-day waiting period limitation under the Affordable Care Act. The U.S


Proposed ACA regulations on transitional reinsurance program premiums and potential effects for employer-sponsored group health plans
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released proposed regulations regarding the estimated amount of annual contributions that are required to be paid to HHS from employer-sponsored group health plans to finance state transitional reinsurance programs


New guidance on Affordable Care Act provisions issued
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 4 2012

Recent guidance issued by the Departments of Health and Human Services and Labor and the Internal Revenue Service clarifies health care reform rules regarding waiting periods and the definition of full-time employee for purposes of the employer requirement to provide health care coverage beginning in 2014


Proposed regulations addressing multi-state plans
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 5 2012

As part of the regulations under the Patient Protection and Affordable Act (PPACA), the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) proposed a requirement that OPM contract with private health insurance companies to ensure that at least two multi-state plans are offered in each state’s Affordable Insurance Exchange


The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012’s impact on employer-provided fringe benefit plans
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 8 2013

As you are probably aware, Congress has passed and President Obama has signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), which avoided the "fiscal