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DOL Issues Proposal Governing Association Health Plans
The Department of Labor has issue a proposed rule providing direction for sole proprietors and businesses to set up Association Health Plans (AHPs).
United States
8 Jan 2018
President Trump Issues Executive Order To Reshape Health Insurance Market
After failing to achieve a legislative solution to "repeal and replace" the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Trump issued an executive order (EO) on October 12, 2017 ...
United States
20 Oct 2017
EEOC Issues Final Rules On Wellness Programs
On May 16, 2016, the EEOC issued final regulations governing the treatment of wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
United States
25 May 2016
The EEOC Issues Proposed Rule On GINA And Wellness Programs
GINA prohibits employers from acquiring an employee's genetic information, except in limited circumstances.
United States
18 Nov 2015
Bipartisan Budget Deal Includes Provisions Impacting Employers
On Monday, President Obama signed into law a two-year bipartisan budget deal that has several implications for employers.
United States
3 Nov 2015
President Obama Signs ACA Change Into Law
While Republican efforts to effectively repeal the ACA through the budget reconciliation process have garnered attention, Congress's recent passage of a bipartisan bill making targeted changes to the law has received less fanfare.
United States
15 Oct 2015
King V. Burwell: The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of The Administration And The Affordable Care Act Survives
The U.S. Supreme Court has once again ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
United States
26 Jun 2015
EEOC Issues Long-Awaited Proposed Rule On Employer Wellness Programs
On April 18, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a proposed rule on the treatment of employer wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
United States
15 May 2015
Bill Seeks To Repeal Excise Tax On "Cadillac" Health Plans
Opposition to this tax has been building over the years. It was originally slated to take effect in 2013, but was delayed five years after a collation of lawmakers voiced concern about its potential impact.
United States
30 Apr 2015
Bills Providing Paid Leave, Flexible Schedules Introduced
On March 18, a handful of bills were introduced that seek to create a national right to paid leave, and entitle employees to request flexible work terms and conditions.
United States
20 Mar 2015
Lawmakers Introduce Legislation Providing Clarity On Employee Wellness Programs
As promised during a Senate hearing conducted earlier this year, members of the House and Senate have introduced a bill seeking to reduce the legal uncertainly in administering employee wellness programs.
United States
4 Mar 2015
House Votes To Repeal The Affordable Care Act
In a "message" vote, the Republican-led House of Representatives elected to repeal the Affordable Care Act in its entirety.
United States
4 Feb 2015
EEOC Must Provide Clarity On Wellness Programs, Senate Hearing Panelists Testify
Recent actions by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) were under scrutiny during Thursday’s Senate hearing on wellness programs.
United States
30 Jan 2015
Senate Hearing Discusses Affordable Care Act Definition Of "Full-Time"
Senators and panelists debated whether the Affordable Care Act's definition of "full-time" employment should be amended.
United States
23 Jan 2015
President Outlines "Middle-Class Economics" Narrative In SOTU
During last night's State of the Union address, President Obama touched on a number of employment and benefits-related topics that fit into his theme of promoting "middle-class economics."
United States
22 Jan 2015
House Approves New ACA Amendment
The House of Representatives on Monday voted 401-0 to exempt emergency service volunteers from the 50-employee threshold triggering the healthcare law's pay-or-play mandate.
United States
13 Jan 2015
IRS Releases Draft ACA Reporting Form Instructions
On August 28, the IRS released draft instructions for completing health insurance reporting forms required under the Affordable Care Act.
United States
4 Sep 2014
IRS Issues Draft ACA Reporting Forms
On July 24, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service released draft forms that employers will use to report on health coverage that they offer to their employees.
United States
28 Jul 2014
Democratic Lawmakers Introduce Measure To Counter Hobby Lobby Decision
Democratic members of the House and Senate have introduced legislation in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.
United States
11 Jul 2014
DOL Releases 19th Set Of Frequently Asked Questions On The Affordable Care Act
The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has issued new online guidance for employers.
United States
7 May 2014
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