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June 2024 | SSG Compliance Recap

June saw the ACA Preventive Care Mandate upheld, with an exception that could open it up for future challenges. There was more movement on reproduction rights and privacy, where healthcare providers are barred from disclosing sensitive information to law enforcement without patient consent. Enforcement began on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), which mandates that employers provide reasonable accommodations to employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. The Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in upholding the FDA's current protocol for mifepristone, commonly known as the abortion pill. Employers prepared to file IRS Form 5500.

The June Compliance Recap includes:

  • ACA Preventive Care Mandate Remains in Place With an Exception
  • HIPAA Privacy Rule to Support Reproductive Health Care Privacy
  • Supreme Court Rules on Medication Abortion
  • Enforcement of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Begins
  • Preparation For Filing Form 5500 for Calendar Year Plans
  • Question of the Month

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