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June 26, 2013
On June 23, 2013 the Supreme Court issued two opinions concerning same-sex marriage. This Client Alert provides a brief summary of the cases, as well as information concerning the effect of these opinions on employee benefit plans and, at the end, provide action items for employers.
Client Alert
May 3, 2013

On April 10, 2013, the Obama Administration (the Administration) released its 2014 fiscal year budget (the Budget). This Client Alert summarizes the key proposals impacting plan sponsors as described in the Budget and the Department of the Treasury’s General Explanations of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2014 Revenue Proposals. While it is unlikely the entire Budget will be enacted, parts of it may be passed in some form.

Client Alert
January 30, 2013
August 17, 2012

Under health care reform, insurance companies are sometimes required to issue rebates to policyholders. These rebates are connected to the insurer’s “medical loss ratio” and are generally known as “MLR Rebates.” With few exceptions, employers are not free to use MLR Rebates however they choose. This Client Alert explains the special rules that employers must follow regarding MLR Rebates.

Client Alert
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