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Important reminder regarding PCORI fees
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

An important deadline is looming under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for employers that sponsor certain self-insured group health plans and issuers


Automatic enrollment for health plans has been repealed
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

Budget legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama on November 2, 2015, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, repeals the controversial


Final Regulations on Affordable Care Act Market Reforms
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

Throughout 2010, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury (collectively, the Departments) issued interim final


'Right-Sizing' Full-Time Employees to Reduce ACA Obligations May Lead to ERISA Class Action Exposure
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 16 2016

Compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has resulted in increased health benefit costs for many employers. A recent court decision demonstrates


Flambeau Inc. Wellness Program Testing Falls Within ADA Safe Harbor
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 7 2016

On December 30, 2015, a federal judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled in favor of Flambeau, Inc. (Flambeau) and against


Northern District of Texas Blocks Enforcement of the Non-Discrimination Regulations of the ACA
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

On December 31, 2016, the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued an opinion and order in Franciscan Alliance, Inc. et al v


DOL Finalizes New Disability Claim Rules for Welfare and Retirement Benefit Plans
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

The US Department of Labor's Employee Benefit Security Administration (DOL) recently released final rules on claims adjudication of disability claims


Further guidance on the ACA’s Cadillac Tax
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) added Code Section 4980I to the Internal Revenue Code. Effective for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2018


IRS Adjusted ACA Fee Amounts for the 2017 Policy or Plan Years
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee was established under the


New cafeteria plan change in status options
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 6 2014

In Notice 2014-55, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced two new situations in which employees may change their health plan elections midyear