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Archive | June, 2015

Legal Alert: King v. Burwell Decision

King v. Burwell Ruling In a 6-3 holding released yesterday the United States Supreme Court upheld the availability of subsidies in exchanges maintained by the Federal Government. Six members of the Court-Chief Justice Roberts, Justices Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan) agreed with the Obama Administration and voted to validate the Internal Revenue Service’s interpretation […]

Legal Alert: PCORI Fees Due July 31, 2015

Employers that sponsor self-insured group health plans, including health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) should keep in mind the upcoming July 31, 2015 deadline for paying fees that fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (“PCORI”). As background, PCORI was established as part of health care reform to conduct research to evaluate the effectiveness of medical treatments, procedures […]