Another Major Delay in Obamacare: Setback for Small Business Health Exchange (SHOP)

The Washington Post reports a critical function of the federal government’s new health insurance marketplace for small businesses has been pushed back for a second time. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that employers will not be able to enroll in plans through the SHOP until the end of November. Under the first delay, small employers were slated to begin enrolling their employees in health insurance plans on Friday, November 1st.

Continue reading Another Major Delay in Obamacare: Setback for Small Business Health Exchange (SHOP)

ACA Impact: Public Sector

The ACA stands poised to usher in sweeping changes for many entities. Leaders need answers on how the ACA is going to impact their operations. Multiple regulations and shifting timetables, however, make it difficult to measure – and almost impossible to predict – what those changes can mean for you.

Continue reading ACA Impact: Public Sector

Attorney Elizabeth H. Latchana Selected Among “Best Lawyers in America”

Fraser Trebilcock Attorney Elizabeth H. Latchana was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.

Best Lawyers©  is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas; because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers©  is considered a singular honor.

Ms. Latchana is a shareholder at Fraser Trebilcock specializing in employee health and welfare benefits.  She is an accomplished attorney representing employers and corporations throughout the United States.  Her expertise includes ERISA, COBRA, Cafeteria Plans, Wrap Plans, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs),

Continue reading Attorney Elizabeth H. Latchana Selected Among “Best Lawyers in America”

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law

Today, the United States Supreme Court issued an historic ruling, and upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which became law on March 23, 2010. The ACA created sweeping reform to the health care system in the United States. The driving principles behind the ACA are to provide affordable health care to all Americans, reduce the growth of the health care costs and improve the health of our communities.

Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law