From policy reminders to breaking news on the federal and state level, we keep our clients and partners updated on the topics that matter in healthcare, wellness and employee benefits.
On June 19, 2018, the EBSA issued the highly anticipated final regulations related to the creation and maintenance of association health plans (AHPs) under ERISA. After considering more than 900 public comments, the EBSA largely finalized the proposed regulations with some clarification and…Read More »
Fifth Circuit Vacates the Fiduciary Rule
On March 15, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (the Court) nixed the Department of Labor’s (DOLS's) fiduciary rule (the Rule) in a 2-1 decision in U.S. Chamber of Commerce v. DOL, 5th Circ., No. 17-10238. Background As…Read More »
Late Monday evening, Jan. 22, President Trump signed H.R.195 to end the government shutdown and fund the government through Feb. 8, 2018. The bill passed the House with a 266-159 vote and the Senate 81-18. OK, So Fill Me In on the…Read More »
In a Washington Update earlier this week we reported that President Trump was expected to issue an Executive Order (the “Order”) related to the availability and expansion of association health plans (AHPs), short-term limited duration insurance (STLDI) policies and health reimbursement arrangements…Read More »
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