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Future guidance outlined for automatic enrollment, employer responsibilities and waiting periods
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2012

This month, the Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury released yet another page from their Affordable Care Act playbook in substantially identical forms


New guidance issued for reporting the cost of health coverage on Forms W-2
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2012

In March of 2011, the Internal Revenue Service (Service) issued Notice 2011-28 which provided interim guidance regarding the informational reporting to employees of their employer-sponsored group health plan coverage (the 2011 Notice


Reporting the cost of health coverage on Forms W-2
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2011

Last week, the Internal Revenue Service (Service) issued Notice 2011-28 which provides interim guidance regarding the informational reporting to employees of their employer-sponsored group health plan coverage (the Notice


Nondiscrimination rules delayed for insured health plans
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • January 1 2011

The Affordable Care Act imposes, for the first time, nondiscrimination rules on non-grandfathered, insured group health plans similar to those that apply to self-insured plans under Section 105(h) of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code


Mandatory fees on health plan insurers and plan sponsors to fund research
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2012

Last week, the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations on the fees imposed on specified health insurance issuers and plan sponsors of self-funded health plans under the Affordable Care Act to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute


Reimbursing OTC drugs and applying for mini-med waivers
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

On September 3, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (OCIIO) independently announced the release of additional Affordable Care Act guidance


The next generation of appeals procedures new federal external review process and model notices
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

On August 23, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury (the Departments) announced the release of EBSA Technical Release 2010-01 (the Technical Release), which establishes an interim federal external review process for non-grandfathered self-insured group health plans


Health care reform availability of coverage for adult children
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

On May 13, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services (the Departments) issued interim final rules (the Rules) to implement Section 2714 of the Public Health Services Act regarding the mandated expansion of eligibility for adult dependent children


Affordable Care Act patient bill of rights guidance application to non-grandfathered and grandfathered plans
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2010

On June 22, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services (the Departments) issued another round of guidance implementing the Affordable Care Act group health plan provisions


A benefits primer on the economic stimulus package COBRA, Transit and HIPAA
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ('ARRA') was signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009