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On August 15, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1034 (“SB 1034”), which, effective January 1, 2015, repeals the 60-day waiting period limit imposed on certain health insurance plans in California.  2012 legislation, Assembly Bill 1083 (“AB 1083”), imposed a 60-day waiting period limit effective in 2014, which conflicted with the federal Affordable Care Act’s ...

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 – “COBRA” as commonly known – gives certain former employees, their spouses, and dependent children the right to temporary continuation of health coverage at the employer’s group rates. COBRA generally obligates employers with 20 or more employees to offer COBRA coverage when coverage is lost due to certain specific events, and to notify their employees of the availability of such coverage.

The United States Treasury Department issued much anticipated final regulations on the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) employer shared responsibility provision on Monday, February 10, 2014. The final regulations’ major impact will be to delay the employer mandate for employers between 50 to 99 employees to 2016. Employers with 100 or more employees will be required to offer health insurance to ...

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Under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), employers will be required to provide all employees with notices regarding rights concerning the insurance Marketplaces on or by October 1, 2013.

On May 11, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, and Department of Health and Human Services issued interim final rules regarding the extension of health coverage for adult dependent children until the age of 26. The rules provide guidance on how the Affordable Care Act provision regarding extended coverage to adult dependents affects health insurance plans and employers.

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