Health Care Benefits
The Biden administration is reversing a Trump-era policy that had rolled back protections for transgender individuals under the Affordable Care 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.
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.
There is little question that the Senate's 52-48 vote Monday night to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will have a big impact on employers and employees.
The Supreme Court has ruled that employers with religious or moral objections to birth control may deny contraceptive coverage to their employees without violating the Affordable Care Act.
The US Department of Labor has revised its model COBRA notices to provide additional information about COBRA's interaction with Medicare.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could make it easier for employers to deny their employees contraceptive coverage by claiming religious or moral objections. A ruling is expected by the end of June.
The US Department of Labor has issued deadline relief and other guidance to aid employers, employee benefit plans, plan participants and other service providers affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
With the number of coronavirus (or COVID-19) cases steadily rising in the US, states and insurers are trying to alleviate the pressure on citizens by eliminating cost sharing for coronavirus testing.
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