On May 16, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") finalized highly anticipated regulations that purport to define the extent to
The rising cost of health care is a serious concern for employers who provide health benefits to their employees. In 1960, health care spending
The Affordable Care Act provides employees who are not offered health coverage by their employers with the option of purchasing health coverage
The recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") raises a question about the treatment of stand-alone retiree health plans under some provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA"), the Public Health Services Act, as amended (the "PHSA"), and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code").
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended ("PPACA"), contains a provision titled "Preservation of Right to Maintain Existing Coverage."
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended ("PPACA"), requires group health plans that offer health coverage to employees' or subscribers' children to make such coverage available until the child's 26th birthday.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act creates the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (the "Program").
In 2008, Congress passed the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (the "Act").
As reported in an earlier Jones Day Commentary entitled "Open Enrollment AlertNo Reward Goes Unpunished," the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services jointly issued interim final rules to implement certain provisions of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act ("GINA"), including the prohibition on the collection of genetic information by group health plans and group health insurance issuers.
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 became law on May 21, 2008.