In this Labor and Employment Alert, Vorys attorneys discuss proposed federal regulations regarding health care reform pay or play penalties that will impact applicable large employers. If you are an employer, read the alert to determine whether/how you will be impacted.
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to announce on Thursday, June 28th, its decision on the Affordable Care Act. Vorys Health Care Advisors and a panel of Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease attorneys will be available Monday, July 2 at 2:30 p.m. (ET) for a complimentary webinar. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Cindy… Continue Reading
In our last post, we discussed the practical impact on the American public of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion. There are also significant repercussions for states, as described below. What does the Medicaid expansion really mean for States? For Ohio, specifically? • States will be responsible for up to 10% of the cost of the… Continue Reading
Conventional wisdom holds that the U. S. Supreme Court is likely to render a decision on the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) near the end of its term concluding on June 30th. Four separate issues are under review: 1. The so-called “individual mandate” that all Americans have health insurance 2. The Medicaid expansion to low-income… Continue Reading
In my last post, I contemplated whether the expansion of Medicaid is constitutional (i.e., whether Congress can mandate the expansion). In this post, I explore whether the expansion should stand. To some, the question seems narrow. It is not! At issue is a provision in the health care reform law that, for the first time… Continue Reading
Can Congress mandate an expansion of Medicaid to individuals not currently covered by most states’ Medicaid programs? That’s one of the questions the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider as part of its review of the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act of 2010. The justices also have said they will answer a second question… Continue Reading
Change may be the only constant in health care. Some suggest that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with its emphasis on the integration of services, elimination of system inefficiencies and commitment to payment reform, is synonymous with the changing tides in health care – even though the political debate around its merits is far from… Continue Reading