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Upcoming health and welfare plan requirements checklist for employers
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 17 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, employers should turn their attention to several upcoming compliance obligations for the health and welfare benefit plans


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


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


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


Final regulations on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 and new Affordable Care Act FAQs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 19 2013

Final regulations have been issued implementing the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (Act). The Act generally requires group


Individual responsibility under the ACA
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 11 2014

Effective 2014, if a taxpayer is not covered under minimum essential coverage for one or more months, then, unless an exemption applies, the taxpayer


Flambeau Inc. Wellness Program Testing Falls Within ADA Safe Harbor
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 7 2016

On December 30, 2015, a federal judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled in favor of Flambeau, Inc. (Flambeau) and against


Automatic enrollment for health plans has been repealed
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

Budget legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama on November 2, 2015, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, repeals the controversial


Recent government-issued FAQs cause plan sponsors to clarify preventive care and wellness in health plan communications
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 3 2015

On October 23, 2015, the U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and Treasury issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) on


New FAQs Address Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, and the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 5 2016

Recent guidance clarifies important issues under the Affordable Care Act, Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, and Women’s Health and