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HHS releases final exchange verification rule
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On July 15, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued final rules setting forth how exchanges will verify eligibility for


Employee benefits update - August 2014
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • August 12 2014

On July 22, 2014, two Federal Circuit courts issued conflicting decisions regarding whether the federal government may grant premium tax credits in


IRS issues proposed regulations on small business health care credit
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • September 16 2013

The IRS has issued proposed regulations to implement the tax credit available to small employers that provide health coverage to their employees. The


Agencies issue final rules prohibiting waiting periods in excess of 90 days
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • March 10 2014

The Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services and the Internal Revenue Service (collectively, the Agencies) have issued the final rules


Employer shared responsibility final rule
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act added section 4980H, the employer shared responsibility requirement (commonly referred to as the


Employee benefits update - April 2014
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • April 14 2014

On April 4, 2014, the IRS issued Notice 2014-19 (Notice) providing welcomed guidance to qualified retirement plans with respect to the US v. Windsor


Employee benefits update - select complaince deadlines and reminders
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • July 23 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) imposes fees on plan sponsors of applicable self-insured health plans to help fund the


HHS issues proposed regulations regarding verification of employee eligibility for advance tax credit and employers' limited appeal rights
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • February 22 2013

On January 14, 2013, HHS issued proposed regulations clarifying the process by which exchanges will verify an employee's eligibility for advance


Employee benefits
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • August 15 2012

Plan administrators of defined contribution plans that permit participant direction of investments must provide a new fee disclosure to plan participants by August 30, 2012


United States Supreme Court upholds PPACA
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court (Court) issued its long awaited decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Act), upholding the constitutionality of the individual mandate provision of the Act as a valid exercise of Congress's power under the Taxing Clause and limiting the Medicaid expansion by striking, as an unconstitutional exercise of Congress's power under the Spending Clause, the provision of the Act that authorizes the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary (the Secretary) to withdraw existing Medicaid funds from States that fail to implement the expanded Medicaid coverage requirements in the Act