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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


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


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


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


IRS issues proposed regulations on information reporting under the Affordable Care Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 11 2013

Recently issued guidance clarifies annual information reporting requirements for insurers and employers under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The


DOL extends notification deadline for purchase of medical benefits on health insurance exchanges
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) pushed back the deadline for employers to notify their workers that they can purchase medical benefits on health


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


Affordable Care Act reporting penalties significantly increased
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

On June 29, 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Trade Preferences Extension Act (the Act) into law. In addition to containing several revenue


Supreme Court rejects latest challenge to Affordable Care Act: what are employers' obligations going forward?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld one of the main pillars of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): the tax credits that allow


New cafeteria plan change in status options
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 6 2014

In Notice 2014-55, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced two new situations in which employees may change their health plan elections midyear