Tag Archives: Department of Labor

Proposed Regulation on Association Health Plans Issued

On January 4, 2018, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed regulation relating to association health plans (AHPs).  This guidance was issued in response to an executive order issued by the White House on October 12, 2017.  … Continue reading

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Qualified retirement plans and same-sex marriages

Subsequent to the June 26, 2013 U.S. Supreme Court’s Windsor ruling, in which the Court held that same-sex marriages must be recognized under federal tax laws, the IRS and Department of Labor (“DOL”), respectively issued guidance concerning the impact of … Continue reading

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COBRA Notice Model Update

On May 2, 2014, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) released updated COBRA notice models. The most prominent change contained in the updated models is the addition of content explaining the availability of health coverage through the health insurance marketplace. In … Continue reading

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COBRA Continuation Coverage: Have You Updated Your COBRA Election Notices Yet?

On May 8, 2013, the Department of Labor (DOL) released changes to the COBRA Model Election Notice. The new model notice will inform “qualified beneficiaries” about the PPACA’s establishment of government-run health care exchanges. Open enrollment for the exchanges should … Continue reading

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