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House approves bills to modify ACA rules for employers related to part-time workers, veterans
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2015

On January 8, 2015, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 30, the "Save American Workers Act." The legislation would amend the ACA's definition


Administration issues proposed rules on ACA summary of benefits and coverage, excepted benefitswraparound coverage
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2015

On December 30, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), and the Centers for Medicare &


New hybrid pension plan guidance
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2014

The IRS recently issued new final and proposed regulations that provide welcome guidance to sponsors of hybrid pension plans. Hybrid pension plans


CMS finalizes ACA marketplace eligibility redeterminationrenewal process for 2015
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2014

On September 5, 2014, CMS is publishing a final rule that specifies additional options for annual eligibility redeterminations and renewal and


HHS revises ACA contraception coverage requirements
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2014

The Obama Administration has issued two regulations addressing coverage of contraceptive services under QHPs in response to recent court rulings (in


Potential new clearing determinations under consideration by the CFTC
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2014

The CFTC is currently reviewing clearing determinations for two new classes of swaps. The CFTC is currently reviewing what would be the first


The DOMA decision IRS guidance on application to retirement plans
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2014

Since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA") June 26, 2013 (U.S. v. Windsor), there have been many


Arbitrator finds for SAG-AFTRA in allocation dispute: signatory ordered to pay additional pension and health contributions to the SAG plans
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2014

On March 18, an arbitrator ordered a signatory to the SAG 2009 Commercials Contract -- Talent Direct ("TD") -- to pay additional pension and health


Obama administration issues ACA health coverage waiting period regulations
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2014

On February 24, 2014, the Departments of HHS, Labor, and Treasury published final regulations that generally bar employer-sponsored group health


CMS issues draft guidance for Qualified Health Plan issuers for 2015
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2014

On February 4, 2014, CMS released draft operational and technical guidance to health insurance issuers that seek to offer Qualified Health Plans