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Deadlines And Developments Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Update - December 2013
Following is a list of significant developments and deadlines in the areas of Welfare Plans, Qualified Plans and Executive Compensation.
United States
2 Jan 2014
Employers Subject to Harsh Penalties if Insured Group Health Plan Favors Highly Paid Employees
Notice 2010-63 (the "Notice"), released by the US Internal Revenue Service on September 20, 2010, addresses the application of nondiscrimination requirements to "insured" group health plans as provided by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (the "Act").
United States
2 Nov 2010
US Health Care Reform — Effect on Employers and Employer-Sponsored Plans
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Patient Protection Act") and one week later he executed the accompanying "sidecar" bill, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, which significantly modified certain provisions of the Patient Protection Act.
United States
22 Apr 2010
Guidance Issued on the New COBRA Subsidy Rules
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (commonly being referred to as the Stimulus Bill) included new rules relating to continuation of health coverage, including rules relating to premium subsidies and special coverage elections. These rules were summarized in our February 20, 2009, Client Update, "2009 Economic Stimulus Package Provides for COBRA Subsidies IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED."
United States
23 Mar 2009
New Obligations Imposed on Group Health Plan Sponsors
The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIP), enacted on February 4, 2009, imposes significant new obligations on sponsors of group health plans. The law expands health insurance coverage assistance made available to certain low-income individuals, and it also expands the groups of individuals who may be eligible for assistance.
United States
27 Feb 2009
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