On February 12, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a long-awaited Final Rule regarding Section 6402(a) of the Affordable Care Act—the so-called “60-day rule”. The 60-day rule outlines the obligation of providers and suppliers to report […]
On the five-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), we bring you a retrospective look back at what some of Michigan’s top health care attorneys say worked, and what did not work, with the new law. A Fraser Trebilcock […]
Attorney Elizabeth H. Latchana was recently a featured guest on The Margie Shard Show, which focuses its programs on financial planning and investment strategies while covering a myriad of aligning topics. In the two part program, Beth and Margie discussed […]
Reminder: Plan Sponsors of Certain Applicable Self-Funded Health Plans Must Make PCORI Fee Payment By July 31, 2015 Please let this serve as a reminder that the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee is due by July 31st and must […]
On Friday, June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued the 5-4 landmark decision in Obergefell v Hodges striking down same-sex marriage bans across the country as unconstitutional under the Fourteenth Amendment.
Employers and plan sponsors that maintain wellness programs need to carefully review those programs to ensure compliance with various employment and benefit laws, including recently released guidance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) and Title I of Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)
Plan sponsors have work to do on their summary of benefits and coverage (“SBC”) in the coming months. The government recently published proposed regulations related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (“PPACA”) SBC requirement. The proposed regulations would […]
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued Notice 2015-16 commencing the regulatory process to develop guidance on what’s been called the Cadillac Tax, i.e., the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage. Employers and plan sponsors, especially those with […]