Tag: Affordable Care Act

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

How High-Deductible Health Plans Work

April 7, 2022

Via: Investopedia

An insurance premium is the amount of money an individual or business pays for an insurance policy. Insurance premiums are paid for policies that cover healthcare, auto, home, and life insurance. Once earned, the premium is income for the insurance […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Definition

August 11, 2021

Via: Investopedia

What Is the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the comprehensive healthcare reform signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010. Formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and often just […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Affordable Care Act survives again; states have no standing to challenge individual mandate, SCOTUS rules

June 17, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

The Affordable Care Act remains intact after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that challengers do not have standing to challenge the law’s requirement to carry health insurance. Justice Stephen G. Breyer wrote the majority opinion, joined by Chief […]

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

US appeals court reverses $479M award to states in Affordable Care Act refund suit

August 3, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a decision that would have required the federal government to return more than $479 million to six states that argued that the federal government had illegally collected a fee from them […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court hears arguments over Affordable Care Act’s risk corridor programs

December 12, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments for two cases, including one on the Affordable Care Act and one on criminal procedure rules. The court first heard argument in Maine Community Health Options v. United States and consolidated […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Is Your Employee Wellness Program ADA Compliant?

June 7, 2016

Via: FindLaw

Increasingly, medical experts are advocating employee wellness programs that take a proactive approach to health. These programs focus on disease prevention and wellness over treatment and illness and are considered cost effective, in addition to keeping workers fit and in […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Businesses Are Opting for Freelancers to Dodge Health Care Fees

May 3, 2016

Via: Entrepreneur

For some businesses, the Affordable Care Act isn’t turning out to be so affordable. According to a study by Field Nation, an online work platform, and Future Workplace, an executive development firm, the law commonly known as Obamacare is leading […]