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New guidelines issued on preventive services for women, including religious employer exception
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 2 2011

The U.S. Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services recently released joint guidance regarding mandatory coverage of contraceptive services for women under the preventive services requirements of health care reform


Staying the course: HHS finalizes the Essential Health Benefits rRegulations for 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 27 2013

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Essential Health Benefits Final Rule and actuarial value regulations offer few surprises and


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


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


U.S. Department of Labor Issues Proposed Regulations Amending the COBRA Notice Requirements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 6 2014

On May 2, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) issued proposed regulations which seek to amend


Finalized ACA regulations on transitional reinsurance program premiums and potential effects for employer-sponsored group health plans
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 6 2013

As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released final regulations


New HIPAA regulations affect business associates and subcontractors
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act omnibus regulations recently released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Employer shared responsibility payments and reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act: Code Sections 6055 and 6056
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 13 2014

There are two types of employer shared responsibility payments, also known as pay or play penalties, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The first


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


Upcoming health and welfare plan requirements checklist for employers
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 17 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, employers should turn their attention to several upcoming compliance obligations for the health and welfare benefit plans