The rise in insurance premiums for group health plans has prompted many employers to reexamine the decision whether to fund participant health
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.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act creates the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (the "Program").
As previously posted, eligibility for the COBRA subsidy was extended through February 28, 2010, and the subsidy period goes for up to 15 months.
The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has issued revised version of their Employment Law Guide and the First Step Employment Law Advisor, which are both available online.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Act") substantially amends the privacy and security rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA").