by Jessica Rogers
Beginning January 1, 2014, most U.S. citizens and legal
residents will be required to have qualified health care coverage pursuant to the
Affordable Care Act ("Act"). The Act requires
employers defined as "large" to offer that coverage for its "full-time"...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka PPACA
aka Obamacare) - it's a couple thousand pages of legislation. And, it
frequently cross-references existing legislation, so it's not like you can sit
down and "just" read the 2,000 pages and have any clue what's going
Since the landmark 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision in NFIB
v. Sebelius [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
subscribers ], largely upholding President Obama's Patient Protection
and Affordable Care Act (the "ACA"), the U.S. government has been moving
The Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration's
vaunted plan for overhauling the nation's health care system, will cost more,
insure fewer people and probably take longer to implement than originally
States and the federal government are struggling to meet the deadlines for...
Klein & Joelle Sharman
The Department of Labor recently issued guidance on how
and when employers are to notify employees about the availability of state-run
health insurance exchanges, and provided sample notices for employers to
provide to their employees. Both large
Just a quick reminder that the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace is open for business! I don't know what it says about me as a person that the first thing I did when I got up this morning was check out the new website to see what it looked like . . . . but that's what I did...
California is the poster state for Obamacare (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”)). The majority of the California Legislature and Governor also made the decision for California to run its own insurance exchanges. So . . . the implementation and management of the Act will...
by Ann Kontner
As this article is being written there is much uncertainty surrounding the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)” aka the “Affordable Care Act (ACA)” aka “Obamacare.” Whatever you call it, barring a major change, there are two steps...
Well, the Circuit split widens in the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") contraception mandate litigation. On Friday, the Seventh Circuit issued its opinion in Korte v. Sebelius [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ]. It's a lengthy opinion, but the...
by Sara E. Hauptfuehrer
In May 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a guidance and a revised model COBRA election notice in anticipation of the approaching effective date of the insurance exchanges required by the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). Specifically, beginning...