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Let the seller beware: hospitals treating HMO patients employed by the federal government are “subcontractors” governed by affirmative action laws
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • May 3 2013

When a health planHMO ("Plan") provides group health coverage to employers, including the federal government, the hospitals that treat federal


IRS issues guidance on delay of employer shared responsibility penalties and reporting requirements
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

On July 2, 2013, the Treasury Department made a surprise announcement that enforcement of the Employer Shared Responsibility Mandate, a provision of


Affirmative action, Part II
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

Let's break down OFCCP v. Florida Hospital of Orlando, ARB Case No. 11-011 (July 22, 2013). TRICARE is a program of the Department of Defense. Its


Affirmative action comes to a hospital near you
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

Does the OFCCP have jurisdiction over hospitals that contract to provide medical services to members of the military? We hoped we were done with this


Proposed regulations would promote growth of wellness programs
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • January 2 2013

Five federal agencies have collectively proposed regulations to implement elements of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") healthcare reform legislation


Re-seller beware: hospitals treating federal employees should expect the OFCCP
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

Hospitals that agree to provide services to the members of a health planHMO ("Plan") also become government contractors, when the Plan covers


HIPAA healthcare reform - prompt attention needed to address upcoming 2013 deadlines
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

2013 has already been a busy year for employers with group health plans who are trying to navigate the Affordable Care Act and its immediate


2013 and 2014 under the Affordable Care Act - updated as of May 14, 2013
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • May 23 2013

Employers should consider the following checklist of new requirements as the nation moves ahead with compliance with the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"


IRS relaxes use-it-or-lose-it rule for health flexible spending accounts
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • November 5 2013

On October 31, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") issued Notice 2013-71, which relaxes (but does not eliminate) the "use-it-or-lose-it"


Medicare Part D: new notice deadline for employer plans
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • September 29 2011

Plan sponsors of group health plans offering prescription drug coverage to Medicare eligible individuals have been responsible for issuing notices to Medicare Part D eligible individuals for several years now