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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


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


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


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 FAQs released regarding implementation of the Affordable Care Act and mental health parity
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 15 2014

Recent guidance clarifies important issues under the Affordable Care Act, including mental health parity requirements; coverage of preventive care


Departments issue proposed rule on summary of benefits and uniform glossary
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 6 2011

The U.S. Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services have issued proposed rules addressing the form and content of the summary of benefits and uniform glossary requirements of Section 2715 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA


IRS proposed premium tax credit regulations signal direction of future guidance on employer pay-or-play penalties
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 25 2011

The Internal Revenue Service has issued proposed regulations implementing health insurance premium tax credits


What employers need to know for 2012 and 2013 under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 29 2012

With the end of 2012 quickly approaching, and for 2013 planning purposes, this newsletter provides a high-level list of the important changes to be aware of under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the effective date of those required changes


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