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Newly released guidance: HHS allows non-compliant policy for another two years and IRS simplifies employer administrative burden
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2014

Over the past several months, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA") guidance has been released on a frequent basis. On March 5, 2014


ACA “play or pay” penalties delayed again
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2014

On February 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") issued Final Regulations that further delay


Rewind on ACA: if you like your current health plan, you can keep it for now if the insurance company lets you
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

Today, President Obama announced that individuals and small businesses who currently have health insurance policies that do not meet the requirements


PPACA marketplace notice update
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2013

As stated in a previous SGR Client Alert, employers are required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") to notify their


IRS releases additional guidance on delay of PPACA play or pay penalties and employer reporting requirements
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

As reported in a previous SGR Client Alert, last week, the Obama Administration announced that it will provide an additional year - until 2015 -


PPACA “play or pay” postponed: now what?
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2013

As posted here yesterday and explained in our client alert, President Obama announced that the employer mandate, the "Play or Pay" requirement, has


Happy Fourth of July! PPACA pay or play penalties and employer reporting requirements delayed until 2015
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

On July 2, 2013, the Obama Administration announced that it will provide an additional year - until 2015 - for employers to begin complying with


DOL releases marketplace guidance and model notices October 1 deadline
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

On May 8, 2013, the Department of Labor ("DOL") issued Technical Release 2013-02 ("Technical Release"), which provides temporary guidance and model


Agencies issue new summary of benefits and coverage requirements and templates
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2013

On April 23, 2013, the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services (the "Agencies") released additional FAQs addressing the


New reporting and disclosure obligations imposed by "Sunshine Act"
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2013

One important provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") requires certain manufacturers of drug and medical devices to