Section 1557 is a new anti-discrimination section added by the ACA that prohibits in certain health programs and activities discrimination on the
This is the 23rd in a series of WorkCite articles concerning the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its companion bill, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA or the “Act”) imposes two new temporary fees with respect to group health plans that go into effect in the near future.
The U.S. Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services have issued proposed rules addressing the form and content of the summary of benefits and uniform glossary requirements of Section 2715 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
This is the twenty-fourth issue in our health care reform series of alerts for employers on selected topics in health care reform.
Proposed regulations on, and a proposed template for, the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) required by section 2715 of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA), as added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), are the latest guidance from the tri-agency task force1 drafting PPACA rules for employer health plans.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued additional guidance on how a plan sponsor can demonstrate that it is not using reimbursements received under the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program as general revenue by maintaining the level of its contributions to the plan.
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The Affordable Care Act ("ACA") provides $5 billion in financial assistance to employers, unions, and state and local governments to help them maintain health insurance coverage for early retirees age 55 and older who are not yet eligible for Medicare.
This Client Advisory focuses on important updates in employer mandates under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("health care reform").