Jed, employed by Drysdale LLC, a janitorial contractor, recently began working nights at the National Bank of Commerce, supervised by the Bank’s Chief of Security.
That “win-win” in contract negotiation wherein employees are paid to opt out of employer insurance has become much more complicated thanks to the IRS.
On July 18, 2016, the final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) went into effect.
In 2010, the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) enacted new rules governing overpayments made by the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its decision in Central United Life Insurance Co., v. Burwell, striking down a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule prohibiting the sale and marketing of “fixed indemnity” plans to consumers who did not otherwise have minimum essential coverage.
IRS Releases Proposed Regulations Regarding the Affordable Care Act’s Calculation of Coverage Affordability for Employers Offering Opt-Out Payments
On July 8, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released proposed regulations implementing some of the rules previously announced in IRS Notice 2015-87.
Land of Lincoln Mutual Health Insurance Company, one of the Consumer Operated and Oriented (CO-OP) health plans set up under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to provide an alternative to traditional insurers and foster competition in the state marketplaces, is facing difficult financial circumstances.
Our long-time readers know that there are many legal, regulatory, and scientific questions surrounding the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA), which was passed as part of the ACA and created a new abbreviated FDA licensure pathway for highly similar biological products called biosimilars (see here for our prior posts on biosimilars).
All of us of a certain age remember the Bugs Bunny cartoon in which Bugs and Daffy confused dimwit Elmer Fudd as to the current hunting season – i.e., wabbit (Bugs) or duck (Daffy) – ending with the proclamation of baseball season.
Major Changes to Nondiscrimination Requirements Under ACA Effective Soon: Are Covered Entities Ready?
The HHS Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) published a final rule May 18, 2016, broadening the nondiscrimination requirements applicable to all health programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance from HHS, those administered by HHS, and Health Insurance Marketplaces.