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In early July, the Department of Treasury announced it is delaying a key mandate of the Affordable Care Act: what’s known as the ‘Pay or Play‘ mandate. While pushing pause on this mandate gives large employers another year to […]
Just 64 days until the next major part of the Affordable Care Act kicks in… Is your business ready? Even if you decide not to offer employees health insurance, there are mandates to follow and fees to pay. Join Fraser […]
Accordingly, family business succession planning may become an increasing part of an estate planning attorney’s practice, or at a minimum an important topic of discussion. There are some startling statistics with regard to family businesses as it relates to their […]
Hospitals, health systems and group practices (“Providers”) have a new opportunity to create localized, exclusive provider networks by partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (“BCBS”) for its new insurance products. With the looming implementation of the of Patient […]
The Department of Treasury announced late Tuesday, July 2, 2013, that it will delay penalties for large employers that do not provide health insurance coverage in 2014. The Treasury Department said that the mandate will now start in 2015.
On July 2, 2013, the Obama Administration delayed the implementation of the employer shared responsibility requirements of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). Commonly referred to as the “Pay or Play Mandate,” the ACA requires that large employers provide affordable and […]
On July 2, 2013 the Governor signed Senate Bill 163 with immediate effect into Public Act 98 of 2013. This new law is a dramatic policy change concerning the regulation of all privately owned drains and wetlands in the State […]
Expect to see renewed passion on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate in Michigan, following Wednesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decisions to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), and to allow same-sex marriage in California.