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ACA Compliance Bulletin: The ACA Remains in Place After Being Struck Down by Federal Court

On December 14th, 2018, a federal judge ruled in Texas v. United States that the entire ACA is invalid due to the elimination of the individual mandate penalty in 2019. The decision was not stayed, but the White House announced that the ACA will remain in place pending appeal. This ACA Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the court’s ruling and its impact on the current state of the ACA for individuals and employers.

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Compliance Bulletin: Republicans End Attempts to Repeal & Replace ACA

Following the midterm elections, Republicans in the U.S. Senate have indicated they will no longer attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This means that employers will need to continue complying with all applicable ACA mandates. Employers should also continue to monitor ACA developments because it is likely that the Trump administration will continue issuing regulations that impact the ACA’s reforms.

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Compliance Bulletin: OSHA Clarifies Drug Testing & Incentive Program Rules

On October 11th, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues a memorandum to clarify that its 2016 final rule does not prohibit workplace safety incentive programs or post-incident drug testing. In the memorandum, OSHA also provides new guidance on how employers may comply with the final rule. This Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the guidance.

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2019 Open Enrollment Checklist

To prepare for open enrollment, health plan sponsors should be aware of the legal changes affecting the design and administration of their plans for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2019. This Compliance Overview includes an open enrollment checklist for the 2019 plan year.

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