As we have previously explained, certain employers with 50 or more full-time employees (or equivalents) will incur a penalty from the IRS if they fail to offer health insurance coverage to their full-time employees and their dependents that meet certain standards under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).  Now that the ACA has been in

As we previously reported, in June 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that closely-held corporations with religious owners could “opt out” from the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA” or “Act”) requirement that they pay for insurance coverage of certain birth control when the particular contraception conflicts with the owners’ religious

This is the last of our three part series on the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or “Act”), commonly known as “ObamaCare.” This post discusses upcoming requirements under the ACA and judicial decisions that have impacted or may impact future requirements of the Act.

Employer Mandate

As we previously reported, the Employer Mandate for employers with

This is the second of a three part series on the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or “Act”), commonly known as “ObamaCare.”  This post discusses the Employer Mandate, which takes effect January 1, 2015, and certain reporting requirements that will also take effect beginning in 2015.

The Employer Mandate

On January 1, 2015, the so-called “Employer