Healthcare.jpg This blog post was authored by Jessica Frier

In 2016, the Internal Revenue Service will require large employers with 50 or more full-time employees, including full-time equivalents, to annually report monthly data concerning the health coverage offered to full-time employees.  These reporting requirements are set forth in Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) section 6056 (for large

Healthcare.jpgThis post was authored by Heather DeBlanc

On May 8, 2013, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance setting an October 1, 2013 deadline for employers to provide notice of the exchange (now called the Health Insurance Marketplace) to all employees.  The notice to employees must:

  1. Inform employees of the existence of the Marketplace, including

Baby-Bonding.jpgA gap that existed in California law concerning continuation of health insurance coverage during maternity leave has now been filled by the California legislature.  Effective January 1, 2012, health insurers will be required to cover maternity benefits and employers who had been required to continue health insurance during a maternity leave covered by the Family