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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 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


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 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


IRS releases 2015 amounts for HSAs, HDHPs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 24 2014

On April 23, 2014, the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2014-30, which lists the 2015 indexed


Interim final regulations on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 16 2010

Employers that offer mental healthsubstance use benefits should evaluate the design of their group health plans to ensure that they comply with the requirements of the interim final regulations


Early retiree reinsurance program
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 6 2010

Employers providing health coverage to early retirees should be aware of the new retiree reinsurance program under Health Care Reform that goes into effect June 1, 2010


Developments for employers that sponsor wellness programs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 15 2011

The ruling in Seff V. Broward County has helped to establish guidance as to what is permissible with respect to the design of wellness programs under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA


Health care reform: grandfathered health plan regulations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 15 2010

Employers should review their current benefit plan offerings to determine whether the benefits of maintaining grandfathered health plan coverage outweigh the restrictions on plan design and cost-sharing changes imposed by these Interim Final Rules


2011 budget deal includes changes to PPACA
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 18 2011

The 2011 budget agreement just passed by U.S. Congress on April 14, 2011, contains provisions that repeal and de-fund certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010) (PPACA