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Archive for May, 2015

Possible Correction to New ACA “Market Reforms”

In the February newsletter, we noted that under the market reforms of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the long standing practice by some employers (nonprofit and for profit alike) of reimbursing employees for the cost of health care premiums or out of pocket medical expenses does not comply with the ACA’s market reforms and may […]

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Posted in: Bits & Pieces, Healthcare Reform, News

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California Legislature: Early Bills on Labor and Employment Issues

California’s State Legislature is now producing the labor and employment bills that will be the subject of its attention this year. This year’s primary effort to raise the state’s minimum wage is again set for a hearing in the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee on April 8 (SB 3). Another bill set for hearing […]

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Posted in: Employment Law

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Senate Bill Would Protect PPACA (Obama Care) Subsidies

If the U. S. Supreme Court, in deciding D. King v. S.M. Burwell, CA-4 , rules against health care subsidies paid through exchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act (PPACA) a group of 30 Senate Republicans are backing a bill, the Preserving Freedom and Choice in Health Care, which would allow participants to […]

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Posted in: Healthcare Reform, News

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