The Affordable Care Acts medical loss ratio rule continues to force health insurers to pay refunds to consumers enrolled in individual and employer-sponsored health care coverage.
The IRS released draft forms for employers to use to report health coverage offerings to employees, unveiling a glimpse of the administrative onus in store for benefit advisers and their employer clients working to comply with the health law.
Two federal appeals courts have issued conflicting decisions about the legality of subsidies on the federal exchanges a split that may have some significant impact on employer planning for ACA compliance.
The White House this week breathed a sigh of relief and conservatives simply sighed when hours after a D.C. federal appeals court ruled that the Internal Revenue Service exceeded its authority in providing tax credit subsidies in 34 states, another federal appellate court ruled the opposite.
Flush with victory from last November's midterm election, Republican strategists are delving into possible measures to repeal or significantly hamper existing health care reform legislation.
Without a doubt, many of us working deep in the weeds of our organization's health plans are wary of the ever-mounting regulations surrounding health care reform. Recently, I attended a presentation that included a flowchart of implementation dates that looked sort of like a MapQuest depiction of lower Manhattan.
As the first ruling in federal court to declare a portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, Virginia Judge Henry Hudsons Dec. 13 finding that the individual mandate provision falls outside "constitutional boundaries puts a kink in the armor of President Barack Obamas health reform package but the battle over PPACA is just beginning.