The United States Department of Labor (the "DOL") recently issued temporary guidance on the required notice to employees regarding their coverage
In recently released FAQs about Affordable Care Act Implementation (Part XI), the US Department of Labor (DOL) postponed the March 1, 2013 deadline
Now that the United States Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, employers and health plan sponsors must begin to review plans and procedures to prepare for its implementation.
The Internal Revenue Service recently issued proposed regulations on the fees imposed on issuers of certain health insurance policies and plan sponsors of certain self-insured health plans to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”).
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively, the "Affordable Care Act") require group health plans and insurers that provide dependent coverage to extend health care coverage to adult children until they reach age 26.
President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010 and the Health and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act on March 30, 2010 (collectively, the "Act").
On March 2, 2010, President Obama signed the Temporary Extension Act of 2010 (the "TEA") extending the COBRA premium subsidy eligibility period for an additional month, through March 31, 2010.
Joining Massachusetts and Connecticut, Rhode Island will require employers employing more than 25 employees in the state for six consecutive months to establish and maintain a cafeteria plan (also referred to as a Section 125 plan) to enable employees and their dependants to purchase health insurance with pre-tax dollars.