U.S. House Republicans made good on a vote to sue the Obama administration over implementation of the 2010 health-care law with a lawsuit naming the Department of Health and Human Services and the Treasury as defendants in what they claim to be a case of constitutional overreach.
The IRS plans to close a major loophole in the ACA by banning employers who offer skinny medical plans without hospitalization coverage from qualifying as minimum value plans under the health reform law.
The Supreme Court in 2014 weighed in on key labor and employment cases, delivering opinions that promise to have significant ramifications for employers and benefit plans.
Blue Cross Blue Shield is requiring all agents in the individual market in one state be certified to sell in the states federally facilitated marketplace even those who only sell outside of the exchange.
In the midterm elections, a majority of Massachusetts voters checked yes for Question 4 on their ballot a measure that calls for employers with 11 or more employees to earn and use up to 40 hours of paid sick time per calendar year. Companies with fewer than 11 employees will have to provide up to 40 hours of unpaid sick time.
Potential Healthcare.gov customers can peek at 2015 prices for the programs health plans today after the government said it would release a window-shopping feature overnight.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a challenge to the tax subsidies allowed under the Affordable Care Act, but legal experts predict any high court ruling will have little effect on the law or employers.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider a challenge to the subsidies that are a linchpin of President Barack Obamas health-care overhaul, accepting a case that suddenly puts the law under a new legal cloud.
As the Affordable Care Acts employer mandate becomes effective, applicable large employers that utilize third-parties are faced with figuring out of what it means to make an offer of minimum essential coverage.
It was anticipated. It happened. The Republicans have taken control of the Senate. So what can benefits managers tell employees who are concerned of possible changes surrounding the Affordable Care Act?
The IRS said Tuesday it plans to close a major loophole in the ACA by banning employers who offer medical plans without hospitalization coverage from qualifying as minimum value plans under the health reform law.
A little-known special enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act allows for small employers to pick up group health care coverage regardless of whether they meet minimum participation or contribution requirements.
With the Affordable Care Acts new reporting requirements fast approaching, employers and their benefit advisers need more than ever to keep abreast of whats happening with the ever-changing health care reform law. Here are five ACA issues the national law firm Epstein Becker Green says employers need to be following.
The Internal Revenue Service needs to go to greater lengths to safeguard taxpayer information on health insurance exchanges, according to a new government report.
A controversial ballot measure in California is getting national attention from the benefits industry. Heres what it is and why it matters.