When the entire country was seeking to understand and respond to the myriad of employee benefit changes, mandates and associated penalties accompanying the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Fraser Trebilcock attorney Elizabeth Latchana stepped up to […]
Fraser Trebilcock Attorney Elizabeth H. Latchana has been named Best Lawyers® 2015 Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Lansing. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the […]
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.
As the year winds down, it’s important to take stock of plan amendment and notice deadlines, as well as planning for 2015. To guide you through the process, we’ve put together a list that includes all of our Employee Benefit […]
HEALTH FSA INCREASE The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released the annual inflation adjustments for tax year 2015. Among the over 40 tax provisions set forth in Revenue Procedure 2014-61 is the cost of living adjustment for health flexible spending […]
[NOTE: Deadline below extended until December 5, 2014 (originally November 15, 2014). In releasing this announcement, CMS stated: “We have received requests for an extension of the deadline for contributing entities to submit their 2014 enrollment counts for the transitional […]
Medicare Part D notices (of either creditable or non-creditable coverage) are due for distribution prior to October 15th. As you know, if you as an employer offer prescription coverage to any Medicare Part D eligible employees (whether or not retired), […]