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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
Review, Revise Or Rescind – Agency Plans And Unified Agenda Reveal More Regulatory Editing Is In Store For 2018
The Trump administration's Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions ("regulatory agenda"), released on December 14, 2017, indicates agencies are taking a hard look ...
United States
19 Dec 2017
WPI Insider Briefing: Will The New Composition Of Federal Agencies Effect Change?
Nine months into President Trump's term, the pace of nominations and appointments to fill critical position within his administration is accelerating.
United States
26 Oct 2017
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
Senate Republicans Release Bill To "Repeal And Replace" The Affordable Care Act
On June 22, 2017, Senate Republicans released a draft of their legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
United States
29 Jun 2017
House Passes American Health Care Act: Fate In The Senate Uncertain
House passage of the measure was itself far from certain after an earlier failed attempt to bring the bill to a vote in the House.
United States
12 May 2017
WPI Insider Briefing: Spotlight On Health Care And Regulatory Reform Under The Trump Administration
On February 28, 2017, President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress, outlining a broad vision of his agenda.
United States
16 Mar 2017
WPI Insider Briefing: New President, New Congress, New Direction In Workplace Policy
President Donald J. Trump was sworn into office on January 20, 2017, ushering in a new balance of power in Washington and what is expected to be a dramatically different era of workplace policy.
United States
16 Feb 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
EEOC Issues Proposed Rule Addressing ADA Compliance And Wellness Programs
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued a proposal to provide guidance on how to structure an employee wellness program without running afoul of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
United States
17 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
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