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DOL Extends Rescission Date for Joint Employer Rule to Oct. 5, 2021
On July 29, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it is rescinding its 2020 Joint...
President Biden Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Federal Employees and Large Employers
On Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, President Joe Biden signed executive orders requiring federal workers...
OSHA Developing Private Sector Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19
On Sept. 9, 2021, President Biden announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
Departments Defer Transparency and Disclosure Rule Enforcement, Provide FAQ Guidance
On August 20, 2021, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury...
Proposed Rule Would Expand IRS Electronic Filing Requirement
On July 23, 2021, the IRS published a proposed rule that would expand the requirement to file...
Proposed Rule Would Update Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2022
On July 1, 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a proposed rule that...
No Surprise Billing Interim Final Regulations - Part 1
On July 1, 2021, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury, along with...
Proposed Rule Amending the HIPAA Privacy Rule
OCR extended the due date for public comments on the proposed rule to May 6, 2021. The...
U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Short-Term Limited Duration Insurance Final Rule
As background, on August 1, 2018, the Departments released a final rule that amended the definition...
Agencies Issue Proposed Rules and Plans
October was a busy month in the employee benefits world. President Trump announced a new Acting...
The DOL’s Final Overtime Rule Saga Continues
The change in the regulations that would increase the salary threshold for overtime exemption that...
Implications of the 21st Century Cures Act
On December 13, 2016, former President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law. The Cures...

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