Updated to include the repeal of the state's health benefit exchange law, effective July 5, 2017.
Updated to reflect the repeal of West Virginia's health benefit exchange law, effective July 5, 2017.
Updated to reflect amendments to certain mental health benefits, effective June 1, 2017.
Updated to incorporate amendments reflecting gender-neutral language in certain cancer-screening provisions, effective May 25, 2017.
A federal court in Massachusetts has approved a $7.5 million settlement in a case that accused Wal-Mart of discriminating against employees by denying health benefits to their same-sex spouses.
This chart helps employers understand each state's health care continuation coverage requirements. These so-called "mini-COBRA" laws cover smaller employers or may otherwise provide greater rights than the federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA).
Under the Health Care Security Ordinance, an employer with 20 or more employees must file an annual report by April 30 each year.
HR guidance on understanding the value of health care benefits.