On July 29, 2011, the New York State Department of Tax and Finance issued guidance regarding the impact of New York's legalization of same-sex marriage on the tax treatment of employee benefits provided to same-sex spouses.
Once President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010, and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act on March 30, 2010, (commonly referred to collectively as the "Affordable Care Act" or "ACA") one of the first provisions of the ACA to go into effect was the creation of a temporary high risk insurance pool program to offer coverage to otherwise uninsurable individuals.
On June 14, 2010, the US Departments of the Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services released interim final regulations regarding the treatment of grandfathered group health plans under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
This is the sixth issue in our series of alerts for employers on selected topics in health care reform.
Interim final rules on grandfathered health plans recently issued by the U.
Both the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Tri-Agency Group (the IRS, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Labor) have released important new guidance on the operation and taxation of the age 26 adult child rules established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (the Healthcare Reform Law).
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), as modified by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA) (collectively the “Act”) requires group health plans and health insurance issuers that provide dependent health coverage to continue such coverage for adult children until their attainment of age 26, regardless of whether a child is married or is a student.
"Michelle’s Law" provides up to one year of extended medical coverage to seriously ill college students who would otherwise lose coverage due to a medically necessary leave from college.