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Agencies clarify cost-sharing limits under the Affordable Care Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

The U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (collectively, the Departments) have issued a set of


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


New health savings account contribution and distribution forms issued by IRS
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 24 2014

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued its 2014 versions of the Health Savings Account contribution and distribution forms and instructions


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


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


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


Closely held corporations can be exempt from ACA contraception provisions based on religious objections
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 2 2014

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires certain employers to cover women’s preventive health care under their nongrandfathered


Final regulations issued regarding employer shared responsibility under the ACA
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 18 2014

Recently issued final regulations on the employer pay-or-play rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) clarify the requirement that employers


Employer shared responsibility payments and reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act: Code Sections 6055 and 6056
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 13 2014

There are two types of employer shared responsibility payments, also known as pay or play penalties, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The first


Modification of “use it or lose it” rule for health flexible spending arrangements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued new guidance modifying the "use it or lose it" rule applicable to health flexible spending arrangements