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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


Employers with group health plans: have you notified state regulators of the breach?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 20 2015

Data security breaches affecting large segments of the U.S. population continue to dominate the news. Over the past few years, there has been


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 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


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


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


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


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


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