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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”)
The laws governing Michigan nonprofit corporations recently got a major facelift, with changes that affect everything from director liability to dissolution to member voting. The revisions are quite extensive — and apparently caught many practitioners off guard. Public Acts 557, […]
Most of you have heard the term estate recovery by now and understand what it is. Estate recovery is the program through which the State of Michigan is paid back for Medicaid benefits provided to certain recipients upon the recipient’s […]
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 […]
Fraser Trebilcock’s Spring 2015 Estate Strategies newsletter contains valuable information on a variety of Trusts and Estates topics, including: Ten tips for Estate planning. Protection planning techniques to protect your assets. An overview on the new property tax uncapping exemption and the […]
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 […]
When meeting with clients and assisting them with an estate plan, I am frequently asked questions about asset protection. This seems to be a more common occurrence with clients who are business owners, those who own commercial real estate, or […]