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Nursing Mothers Entitled to Breaks PPACA

One of the most significant changes to the FLSA as a result of the PPACA is that the FLSA is now amended to require that employers, with more than fifty employees, provide breaks for female employees to express their milk, and to provide a location other than a restroom in which to do so. The
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Recent COBRA Extension and Healthcare Reform

On my Strategic HR Blog, I posted an update to the changes to the COBRA subsidy as a result of the recent COBRA Extension Act signed by President Obama. So what does this have to do with healthcare reform? If we have to keep enacting legislation to provide a subsidy for people to help them
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Comprehensive Resource for Health Reform

Comprehensive Resource for Health Reform The most comprehensive resource I have found on healthcare reform so far is the special site that the Kaiser Family Foundation has set up. The Kaiser Health Reform Gateway contains an enormous amount of information on the new in usable format including: - A summary of the law - A
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Healthcare Reform – Home

Welcome to Transforming Local Healthcare, a project of the Whatcom Alliance for Healthcare Access (WAHA). This site is intended to serve as a place for dialogue and collaboration as we transform healthcare in our region and prepare for a 21st century delivery system. Here, you will learn about WAHA’s exciting new work to increase access,
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Dept. of Health & Human Services Issues Interim Final Regulations for Children to Age 26

The new healthcare reform law permits young adults to remain on their parents’ healthcare plan(s) until age 26.   Yesterday, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury have issued regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act by expanding dependent coverage for children up to age 26. Key elements include the following: Plans and issuers
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IRS Issues Rule on Tax Treatment of Health Care Benefits for Children Under Age 27

Under the new healthcare reform law, health coverage provided for an employee's children under 27 years of age is now generally tax-free to the employee, effective March 30, 2010. The IRS recently announced, in Notice 2010-38, that changes will now allow employers with cafeteria plans to permit employees to begin making pre-tax contributions to pay
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New Reporting Requirements for Employers Under Healthcare Reform

The new legislation poses several new reporting requirements upon employers.  Here are a few of them: 1  As of January 1, 2011, employers will be required to report the value of medical benefits, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance coverage on the Form W-2 that is provided to each employee annually. As of March 23, 2012,
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Nursing Mothers Entitled to Breaks PPACA

One of the most significant changes to the FLSA as a result of the PPACA is that the FLSA is now amended to require that employers, with more than fifty employees, provide breaks for female employees to express their milk, and to provide a location other than a restroom in which to do so. The
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