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New Summary of Benefits and Coverage Requirement for Group Health Plans
Sep 19, 2012
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What is a summary of benefits and coverage (“SBC”)? Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”), an SBC that describes the benefits and coverages of each “benefit package” under a group health plan must be provided to participants...
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Health Care Reform: Will You Play . . . or Pay?
Apr 08, 2013
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One of the most significant elements of health care reform is its requirement that, beginning January 1, 2014, certain employers must make health coverage available to their full‑time employees (and their dependents) or else face a penalty. These “pl...
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Self-Insured Health Plans and PCORI Fees
Apr 19, 2013
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Plan sponsors of self-insured health plans are required to pay a fee to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. These fees are referred to as “PCORI fees.” Issuers of health insurance policies are also required to pay PCORI fees with r...
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NIL Modernization Goes Live—Potential Impacts on High School Athletes
Jun 30, 2021
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With 23 states having signed name, image, and likeness (NIL) bills or executive orders into law, including at least 12 with July 1 effective dates, NIL modernization is hours away from hitting college athletics. In response, the NCAA has issued an In...
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New Bill Brings Scrutiny to Foreign Donations and Contracts in U.S. Higher Education
Jun 29, 2021
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Under the proposed U.S. Innovation and Competition Act that just passed the U.S. Senate with bipartisan support and is headed to the House, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) would be given the power to review and potent...
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NCAA Name, Image, and Likeness Update: Key Considerations for NIL Policies
Jun 28, 2021
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The new age of amateur sports is right around the corner with at least seven states that have Name Image Likeness (NIL) statutes or executive orders going into effect this Thursday, July 1, 2021, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, New...
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