Taxation of Employer-Sponsored Insurance
The employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) market is the most effective system of delivering health care benefits while reducing health care costs. Adjusting the tax exemption could be catastrophic to the system.
Every business that maintains electronic data or systems is at risk of a cyberattack or data breach. The simple act of applying for insurance forces insureds to assess their intangible asset risks and the strength of their cyber defenses. This process is a critical risk mitigation tool being led by brokerage firms across the country.
National Flood Insurance Program
Members of The Council look forward to a long-term reauthorization of the NFIP in 2017 that increases private market participation, increases floor insurance take-up rates and preserves the Write Your Own program.
FATCA’s goal is to close international accounts with cash value that are being exploited to avoid U.S. taxes, but it is misguided to equally target international property/casualty insurance premium payments.
The Cadillac Tax on health plans was intended to serve as an incentive for employers to minimize costly health plans in an effort to curb healthcare spending. However, there are several issues with its estimates.
NYDFS has extended the annual deadline for filing Certifications of Compliance with its cybersecurity regulation to April 15.
HHS issued a final rule that aims to strengthen oversight of state-based exchanges and ensure accurate eligibility determinations for premium subsidies.
Our legal team at Steptoe & Johnson is tracking healthcare reform bills as they are introduced in the 116th Congress. The tracker is updated as of December 20.
The FDA released two proposals that would offer additional avenues through which drugs could be imported into the United States and sold at lower prices in the U.S. market.
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing to discuss nine proposals aimed at expanding health insurance coverage across the country.