New guidance from three federal agencies confirms that group health plans, including employer-based health insurance, may offer premium discounts to participants who receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
Delta Air Lines' announcement that it will charge a $200 monthly surcharge on unvaccinated employees enrolled in the Delta healthcare plan raises several HR-related issues.
The Supreme Court has dismissed a major challenge to the Affordable Care Act. The 7-2 ruling leaves health coverage intact for millions of Americans.
The Biden administration is reversing a Trump-era policy that had rolled back protections for transgender individuals under the Affordable Care Act.
The US Department of Labor has provided employers with help regarding time-sensitive notice requirements related to the COBRA subsidies established by the American Rescue Plan Act.
Congress has passed the sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill and sent it to the White House for President Biden to sign.
As a result of recent guidance from the US Department of Labor more workers affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency may be eligible for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released a pair of proposed rules that would amend the incentives employers may offer to encourage participation in wellness programs that require disclosure of medical or genetic information without violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
President Trump signed the COVID-19 relief bill, which includes $900 billion earmarked for COVID-19 aid. In addition to extending the availability of tax credits for employers that continue to provide leave under the terms established by the FFCRA, the bill contains a number of other takeaways for employers.
Group health plans that are grandfathered under the Affordable Care Act will find it easier to preserve their grandfather status under a newly-released final rule.
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