Don’t Lament, “I Could Have Done More”

Employers are often surprised to learn they are liable for ERISA statutory penalties associated with participant document requests even though they have retained an insurance company or TPA to administer their ERISA welfare benefits plans. Generally, only the Plan Administrator, as defined by ERISA, can be penalized for failure to respond […]

By |2019-01-02T09:16:13+00:00January 1st, 2019|2019 News, News|

Court Rules ACA Unconstitutional – But Law Remains in Effect for Now

In 2017 Congress enacted the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which reduced the individual mandate penalty to zero, effective January 1, 2019. Recently a federal district court in Texas ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is no longer permissible under Congress’s taxing power and that the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) is invalid because the […]

By |2019-01-02T08:55:44+00:00January 1st, 2019|2019 News, News|