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The Internal Revenue Service, the Employee Benefits Security Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have released a set of interim final regulations and a set of proposed regulations related to coverage for recommended contraceptive services.  1,042 more words


Fifth Circuit Reiterates ERISA Standard of Review.

ERISA Standard Of Review, by Raymond Ward, Louisiana Civil Appeals


In case anyone needed a reminder about the district court’s standard of review in an ERISA case, the U.S.

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The ERISA Rules for Premium Reimbursement Plans

More and more, small and medium sized businesses are transitioning away from group health insurance and setting up self-insured medical reimbursement plans to reimburse employees tax-free for individual health insurance. 315 more words


Tenth Circuit - August 12, 2014

On August 12, 2014, the Tenth Circuit released two published civil cases.

In Holmes v. Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Long Term Disability Plan (No. 13-1175), the plaintiff appealed the district court’s ruling that her claim for ERISA disability benefits was barred by her failure to exhaust administrative remedies. 314 more words

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HR Update: Illinois Implements “Ban the Box” Law

The Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act (Act), also known as “ban the box,” places restrictions on when employers may make pre-employment inquiries into an applicant’s criminal background or history. 380 more words