• House Republicans Pass Amended AHCA (pdf)
    On May 4, 2017, members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted along party lines to pass an amended version of the American Health Care Act – proposed legislation to repeal and replace the ACA. The AHCA will now move on to be considered by the Senate. This provides an overview of the proposed legislation and its potential impact going forward.
  • Trump Signs Executive Order on the ACA (pdf)
    On Jan. 20, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order addressing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as his first act as president. The order states that it is intended to “to minimize the unwarranted economic and regulatory burdens” of the ACA until the law can be repealed and eventually replaced.
  • Identifying Full-Time Employees: The Monthly Measurement Method (pdf)
    Under the ACA, applicable large employers may be subject to a penalty if they do not offer health coverage to their full-time employees. This Legislative Brief provides an overview of the monthly measurement method for identifying full-time employees.
  • Post-Election ACA Round-Up (pdf)
    If you were unable to attend our client webinar on Nov. 17, 2016, attached is the presentation outlining an update on ACA and potential changes due to the recent election, or you can select this link and register to view the replay of the webinar.
  • 2017 Compliance Checklist (pdf)
    Although many key reforms under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became effective in 2014 and 2015, additional reforms are effective in 2017. To prepare, employers should review upcoming requirements and develop a compliance strategy.
  • Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Court (pdf)                                                                                                            On Nov. 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction, halting the enforcement of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rule until further notice. The rule, which was set to take effect on Dec. 1, 2016, would have increased the salary threshold for the “white collar overtime exemptions” to $47,476 per year.

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