- Extends the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years, through the fiscal year 2023;
The Benefit Advisors Network (BAN) Compliance & Legal Department is represented by a team counseling business owners on new healthcare legislation and other various laws and regulations including ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA and the Internal Revenue Code.
BAN Compliance Director, Peter Marathas, is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in Massachusetts on Universal Healthcare and across the country on the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Stacy Barrow, has extensive technical knowledge and experience designing and implementing employee benefits and compensation plans. Stacy uses a practical, business-focused approach to counsel his clients on complex employee benefits and executive compensation matters.
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed what is popularly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) (the “Bill”), overhauling America’s tax code for both individuals and corporations and providing the most sweeping changes to the U.S. Tax Code since 1986.
In an opinion dated December 20, 2017, in American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) v. EEOC, the federal court in the District of Columbia vacated, effective January 1, 2019, the portions of the final regulations that the EEOC issued last year under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) addressing wellness program incentives. The current regulations will remain effective for 2018 while the EEOC reconsiders and promulgates new rules.
On October 6, 2017, The U.S.
On August 22, 2017, a federal court in the District of Columbia ordered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to reconsider the limits it placed on wellness program incentives under final regulations the agency issued last year under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).