Health Care Reform Dashboard

Health Care Reform Dashboard

Charting Developments with the
Affordable Care Act and Beyond

Ada B. Okafor | 215.864.8121 | view full bio Ada's practice encompasses qualified retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, governmental plans, church plans, health and welfare benefits, and fringe benefit arrangements. She applies knowledge gained from her years as an employee benefits litigator to provide practical, comprehensive legal and business counsel on plan implementation, qualification, design, eligibility, vesting, contributions, distributions, loans, and day-to-day benefits administration.

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Health Insurance Exchanges: A $12B Judgment

Posted in Health Plans, Healthcare Providers / Suppliers, Litigation
The U.S. Supreme Court has determined that the federal government must pay over $12 billion to certain health insurers that participated in health insurance exchanges in the first three years that those exchanges were in effect. In Maine Community Health Options v. United States, the court ruled that health insurers that suffered financial losses beyond [&hellip… Continue Reading »

SECURE Act In; Cadillac Tax Out: The Spending Act Makes Serious Changes to Benefits Rules

Posted in Cadillac Tax, Health Insurance Providers, Health Plans, Healthcare Providers / Suppliers, Legislation, Medical Devices, PCORI, Taxes and Fees
President Trump signed into law a nearly $1.4 trillion spending package that avoided a government shutdown and will fund the government through September 30, 2020. The year-end spending package, signed December 20, 2019, contains a number of retirement and health and welfare provisions that will be of interest to employers and other plans sponsors and [&hellip… Continue Reading »