WASHINGTON — Enforcement of the federal health care law mandate requiring employers to provide health care coverage to workers or face a fine has been delayed for a year, the Obama administration announced Tuesday.Read More »
The new regulations under the Affordable Care Act allow employers to offer bigger rewards for workplace wellness programs that incentivize employees to improve their health, but the rules fail to give guidance on whether such programs could run afoul of ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – A group of small businesses have filed a lawsuit challenging a rule imposed by the Internal Revenue Service under the federal health care law, alleging that the agency exceeded its authority by expanding the law’s employer mandate.Read More »
The new federal requirement that all group health plans must include coverage for FDA-approved contraceptive methods probably violates the religious rights of an employer who is a devout Catholic, the 8th Circuit has ruled in granting a preliminary injunction.
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Everyone has experienced a bad day at the office. And most lawyers have developed a thick skin against public criticism and mockery. But only one lawyer this year had to endure being called a “train wreck” on national television and ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has issued proposed rules under the Affordable Care Act that prohibit insurers from discriminating against people with preexisting health conditions and that outline policies and standards for health benefit plans and wellness programs, agency officials ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – Up to $500 million in federal funding will be available to hospitals, health care providers and others to help curb preventable injuries, complications and readmissions, the Department of Health and Human Services has announced.Read More »