Association Health Plans and the Use of Group Purchasing Power to Access Affordable Health Care

2023-04-17T13:08:16-04:00July 2nd, 2018|2018, Private Health Insurance Exchange|

On June 21, 2018, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) (after consultation with the Department of Health and Human Services, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services and the Department of the Treasury) issued final regulations broadening access to Association [...]

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Proposed Massachusetts Law Includes Comprehensive Health Care Reforms, but with Limited Effects upon Employers and Trade Associations

2023-04-17T12:51:16-04:00November 7th, 2017|2017, Employee Benefits Legislation|

On October 17, the Massachusetts Senate released “An Act Furthering Health Empowerment and Affordability by Leveraging Transformative Health Care” (the “Act”), legislative proposal with the declared goal of reducing healthcare costs and improving the quality of medical services in [...]

Questions Remain: The Executive Order on Health Insurance and Association Health Plans (AHP)

2023-04-17T12:51:17-04:00November 7th, 2017|2017, Employee Benefits Legislation|

Recently, President Donald Trump performed a bit of an end-around on the stifling healthcare bill by signing an executive order aimed specifically at providing small businesses some relief — and more affordable health insurance options. In a ceremony at [...]

Trade Associations and Potential Changes to the Health Care Law: What’s Going On? | NARFA

2023-04-17T12:47:50-04:00April 4th, 2017|2017, Employee Benefits Legislation|

We are all scratching our heads at the inability of the people in Washington to come up with an alternative plan to the Affordable Care Act or fix it in a manner that will help control costs, provide their [...]