United States Senate Bill 1529, the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2013, seeks to amend federal law to provide insurance benefits for federal employees in a same-sex domestic partnership and their domestic partners.

AMICUS UPDATE United States Senate Bill 1529, the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2013, seeks to amend federal law to provide insurance benefits for federal employees in a same-sex domestic partnership and their domestic partners. The Act’s purpose is to offer the
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Administration May Consider Limitations on ERISA Preemption under PPACA

This week, the Obama administration issued a request for information on whether new rules are needed to make it harder for small employers to choose to self-insure employee health care, citing concerns that this practice could lead to higher costs for small group plans in PPACA’s exch
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ERISA Preemption of Michigan Pail Claims Assessment ACT

We previously posted regarding Michigan’s Paid Claims Assessment Act (the “Act”) which assesses carriers a 1% surcharge on paid health claims. The Act defines carriers to include group health plan sponsors, along with insurance companies and also assesses third party administrators. T
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