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Expect focus - volume III, Summer 2014
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

EXPECTFOCUS is a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry, provided on a complimentary basis to clients and


Breaking Treasury official announces anticipated delay in employer mandate, reporting requirements
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2013

It will be an additional year before employer and insurer reporting under Code Sections 6055 and 6056 is effective (so the first reports will be due


IRS proposes 162(m) regulations for certain health insurance issuers
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

Yesterday, the IRS proposed new regulations limiting the deductions that certain health insurance issuers may take for compensation paid to their


Weekly Washington healthcare update
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

Last week, Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Boustany wrote a letter to HHS Secretary Sebelius inquiring about a voter registration


2014 summary of new Maine laws
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

This year's 2nd regular legislative session was focused largely on budget matters, carry over legislation and a Limited number of new bills. Most


Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals holds certain severance payments are not subject to FICA tax
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • September 19 2012

On September 7, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision (United States v. Quality Stores, Inc.) holding that certain severance payments are not "wages" subject to Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax, and upheld a bankruptcy court’s decision ordering a full refund of more than $1 million of FICA taxes paid by an employer with respect to severance payments it made to employees whose positions were eliminated in connection with the bankruptcy


Health care reform's medical loss ratio rebates and their impact on employer group health plans
  • Snell & Wilmer LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (collectively, the “Act”), employers must move forward with implementation


$2,500 limit on health FSAs, more guidance on SBCs, and other employee benefits news
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2012

The future of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be determined by the Supreme Court decision expected this month


The “individual mandate” upheld under Congress’ power to tax; parts of Medicaid expansion upheld
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2012

In a split decision, the Supreme Court on June 28, 2012 upheld the Affordable Care Act’s (the ACA’s) “individual mandate,” which requires almost everyone to have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty


IRS issues guidance on new health care reform fee
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2012

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) issuers of certain health insurance policies and plan sponsors of certain self-funded health plans must pay a fee to fund a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund