ERIC In The News

Groups Urge Supreme Court Review of Ninth Circuit Ruling That Could Explode ‘Frivolous’ ERISA Litigation
401(k) Specialist – 5/13/24

Employee Benefits Groups Seek High Court Ruling on Recordkeeper Disclosure
Ignites – 5/13/24

ERISA Industry Committee launches ad campaign against updates to mental health parity regs
Fierce Healthcare – 4/22/24

FTC poised to shake up health care
Politico – 4/22/24

Employers launch campaign against proposed mental health parity rule
Becker’s Behavioral Health – 4/22/24

Employers feel the side effects of drugmaker control over Wegovy, Ozempic costs
Politico – 4/28/24

Fight Brewing Over Health Benefits Preemption Gets House Hearing
Bloomberg News – 4/15/24

Insurers Reap Hidden Fees by Slashing Payments. You May Get the Bill.
New York Times – 4/7/24

Stakeholders Ask for Fewer Regulatory Mandates for Automatic Portability
Plan Sponsor – 4/1/24

ERIC Comment Letter to EBSA on Proposed Regs for Automatic Portability Transactions
BenefitsLink – 3/29/24

ERIC Joins Amicus Brief Defending Yale University
Plan Sponsor – 3/25/24

Evolving assaults on ERISA preemption threaten benefits uniformity
Employee Benefit News – 3/21/24

Updates to ERISA? Payers, hospitals share diverging recommendations with Congress
Fierce Healthcare – 3/19/24

ERISA employer group opposes Kentucky bill that regulates self-insured plans, PBMs
Benefits Pro – 3/19/24

When Copay Assistance Backfires on Patients
KFF Health News – 3/15/24

5 Things To Know About Pharmacy Benefit Managers
Center for American Progress – 3/14/24

18-Year Ogletree Shareholder Named ERIC Legal Group Head
Law360 – 3/1/24

Senate Bill Would Block SEC Predictive Analytics Proposal
planadviser – 2/6/24

SEC Predictive Analytics Proposal Targeted by Senate Republicans
Chief Investment Officer – 2/6/24

More States Eye Drug Affordability Boards, PBM Regulations
MMIT, AISHealth – 2/1/24

Though Paid Leave Benefits Are Common, Industry Groups Seek Nationwide Standard
PlanSponsor – 1/31/24

Committee lists policy priorities as ERISA marks 50 years
InsuranceNewsNet – 1/16/24

House Paid Leave Group Floats Incentive, State Guidance Plan (2)
Bloomberg Law – 1/8/24

Fiduciary Rule Comment Letters Flood in to DOL as Deadline Passes
401k Specialist – 1/4/24

Citing APA, Amicus Groups Urge Review Of 10th Circuit Health Benefits Ruling
Mealey’s – 1/3/24

UnitedHealth’s SCOTUS Bid Backed by Labor Department Critics
Bloomberg Law – 1/3/24

Fiduciary Proposal Comment Period Closes, Receives Both Praise and Criticism
Plan Sponsor – 1/3/24

5 Employee Benefits Cases To Watch In 2024
Law360 – 1/1/24

The market for biosimilars is funky. The industry thinks PBMs are to blame
The Washington Post – 12/19/23

Opening plans to part-timers improves savings
Pension & Investments – 12/11/23

Employers Push for Same Health-Care Billing Regardless of Site
Bloomberg Law – 12/11/23

No cost, at what cost?
Politico – 12/6/23

3 December Argument Sessions Benefits Attys Should Watch
Law360 – 12/1/23

PBGC’s new report shows surplus: Feds should lower plan premiums, say employers
Benefits Pro – 11/27/23

ERISA Industry Committee urges Ohio legislature to recognize value of biosimilars
Drug Store News – 11/17/23

Trade Groups Say 60-Day Comment Period Is Not Enough for the Fiduciary Rule
Plan Sponsor – 11/8/23

Trade Groups Call for Longer Comment Period for Fiduciary Rule Proposals
Plan Adviser – 11/8/23

Inside the Beltway – Federal action is needed to fix paid leave patchwork
Employee Benefit News – 11/2/23

ERISA Group Wants Flexibility in Roth Catch-Up Contribution Rules
Tax Notes – 10/24/23

Mental Health Parity Rules May Threaten Coverage, Employers Say
Bloomberg Law – 10/20/23

Payers pan Biden admin’s proposed rules on mental health parity
Fierce Healthcare – 10/19/23

Insurers bash Biden’s mental health parity proposal
Axios – 10/18/23

Expanding Health Savings Accounts Tops Large Employer Wish List
Bloomberg Law – 10/16/23

Social Security COLA Announced as 3.2% for 2024
Plan Sponsor – 10/12/23

Sponsors Need Clarity on Emergency Savings Accounts, Say Industry Advocates
Plan Sponsor – 10/11/23

Retirement Plan Sponsors Group Urges SEC to Withdraw AI Rule
Financial Advisor – 10/10/23

SEC AI proposal would hurt retirement savers, industry group warns
Investment News – 10/9/23

‘The rule has sticks as well’: Biden’s getting tough with health insurers
Politico – 9/17/23

VOICES: Hospitals taking hostages to demand more of your paycheck
Dayton Daily News – 9/13/23

Genworth Financial Gets Claims Trimmed From 401(k) Fee Suit
Law 360 – 9/13/23

IRS Extends Roth Catch-up Contribution Deadline
PlanAdviser – 8/26/23

GOP push to get more Americans into high-deductible health is dividing Democrats
Politico – 8/18/23

Weight-loss drugs: will health systems and insurers pay for ‘skinny jabs’?
Financial Times – 8/15/23

PBGC Reports Strong Funding
Plan Sponsor – 8/3/23

PBGC’s projections for its single-, multiemployer programs remain strong
Pensions & Investments – 8/3/23

Senate, House Committees Advance PBM Reforms
AIS Health – 8/3/23

SECURE 2.0’s Disclosure Tug-of-War Strains Employers, Regulators
Bloomberg Law – 7/31/23

Retirement stakeholders call for implementation delay on Roth catch-up contributions
Pension & Investments – 7/20/23

Industry Group Says Roth Catch-Ups Too Burdensome for 2024
Plan Advisor – 7/18/23

401(k) Industry Still Pleading for Delay in SECURE 2.0 Catch-Up Contribution Requirement
401(k) Specialist – 7/19/23

Industry Players Want Mandatory Roth Catch-Up Implementation Delayed
Plan Sponsor – 7/19/23

Catch-up contributions soon taxable if wages exceed $145K: Planning for this change
Resourceful Finance Pro – 7/7/23

What Employers Need to Know about the Recently Enacted Amendments to the NJ WARN ACT
JDSurpa – 7/5/23

The quest to enhance PBM transparency and accountability
Employee Benefit News – 6/28/23

‘Roth’ SECURE 2.0 Provisions Threaten Retirement Plan Catch-Ups
Bloomberg Law – 6/12/23

Large Plan Sponsors Seek IRS Clarification on SECURE 2.0 Provisions
Plan Sponsor – 6/8/23

Insiders weigh the future of health care
Politico – 6/7/23

Powerful groups blast proposed bill that benefits local pharmacies
Business North Carolina – 6/5/23

Employers Await Mental Health Parity Help as Frustrations Build
Bloomberg Law – 6/5/23

The Ultimate List of Self-Funding Employer Conferences to Attend in 2023
Cooperate Wellness Magazine – 5/23

Lawmakers push measure to spur competition in healthcare
Chief Health Care Executive – 5/15/23

Bipartisan Overhaul Of Rx Benefit Cos. Stalls At Senate Panel
Law360 – 5/2/23

ERISA Industry Committee chooses next CEO
Pensions & Investments – 4/20/23

Lawsuit targeting new severance pay law is dismissed by judge
New Jersey Monitor – 4/13/23

AARP, US Chamber Comment on IRS Proposal on Remote Notarization
Plan Adviser – 3/30/23

NJ Labor Dept. Says ERISA Group Can’t Challenge Layoff Law
Law360 – 3/22/23

Hospitals say they are in tough shape amid workforce crisis as COVID-19 relief dries up
The Gazette – 3/17/23

Post-pandemic telehealth should leave no beneficiary behind
Employee Benefits News – 3/16/23

Employers could face legal risk if they don’t use price transparency data
Payer’s Issues – 3/14/23

Industry Coalition Unites to Support Dismissal of ERISA Fiduciary-Breach Claims Related To BlackRock Target Date Funds
JDSurpa – 2/24/23

N.J. Gets Boost in Suit Over First-in-Nation Severance Law (1)
Bloomberg Law – 2/17/23

Retirement Industry to SEC: Kill Swing Pricing Mandate
PlanSponsor- 2/15/23

Retirement Industry Pushes Back On SEC Swing Pricing Proposal
American Wealth Investing- 2/15/23

Employer Advocacy Group Urges Congress to Improve Employee Health Care and Retirement
Benefits Pro – 2/6/23

How the omnibus bill will impact telehealth and mental health care in 2023
Employee Benefits News – 2/2/23

Rules for Sponsor Self-Correction Broadened by Both SECURE 2.0 and DOL Proposal
PlanSponsor – 1/20/23

Plan sponsor disclosures getting closer look under SECURE 2.0
Pension & Investments – 1/19/23

A Lump of Coal: Big Pharma’s Patient Programs Are Clever Trappings for Higher Drug Prices
AHIP – 12/21/22

Congress is Right to Advance Comprehensive Retirement Bill
Law360 – 12/20/22

Dishonest Health Care Billing is Driving Up Health Care Costs
Washington Examiner – 12/16/22

Readers and Tweeters Chime in on Disability Rights and Drug Accounts
KHN – 12/16/22

What SECURE Act 2.0 passage would mean for retirement plans
Employee Benefit News – 12/13/22

What happens if the COVID national emergency ends
Axios – 12/8/22

Biden’s Climate-Friendly 401(k) Rule Unties Hands on Wall Street
Bloomberg Law – 11/28/22

ERIC: Allow Employer Sponsored Health Plans to Electronically Deliver AEOB
Private Payers News – 11/26/22

Green thumbs up: DOL rule allows retirement advisors to consider ESG in offerings
Financial Planning – 11/22/22

DOL Greenlights Broader ESG Use in 401(k) Plans
Think Advisors – 11/22/22

New Biden Rule Allows Socially Conscious Investing Investing by Retirement Plans
Reuters – 11/22/22

U.S. Supreme Court spurns challenge to Seattle’s hotel worker insurance mandate
Reuters – 11/21/22

High Court Turns Away Challenge To Seattle Benefits Mandate
Law360- 11/21/22

In Executive Order, Biden Directs CMMI to Tackle Drug Costs
AIS Health – 11/17/22

ERIC: Allow Employer Sponsored Health Plans to Electronically Deliver AEOB
Health Payer Intelligence – 11/16/22

Rare Legal Strategy Used to Encourage ERISA Dismissals
Pension & Investments – 11/14/22

Landmark Retirement Bills See Chance in Lame-Duck Congress (1)
Bloomberg Law – 11/10/22

ERISA Industry Committee Asks Federal Court To Consider Motion
PlanSponsor – 11/7/22

Hospitals have a target on their backs
Axios – 11/3/22

Bipartisan Bills Spotlight a Growing Need for Emergency Savings Programs
Employee Benefit News – 10/31/22

ERIC Calls for SECURE 2.0 To Pass This Year
PlanSponsor – 10/26/22

Feds Say Seattle Benefits Rule Not Trumped By ERISA
Law360 – 10/20/22

The ERISA Industry Committee Urges Colorado Regulators to Change Proposed Rules that Would Threaten Employer-Provided Paid Leave Benefits – 10/19/22

Rising ERISA Litigation and the Importance of Section 104 Disclosure
PlanSponsor – 10/18/22

“Cookie Cutter” BlackRock TDF Suits Should be Tossed: Retirement Groups
The Conservative Investor Daily – 10/18/22

“Cookie Cutter” BlackRock TDF Suits Should be Tossed: Retirement Groups
Think Advisor – 10/18/22

ERISA Industry Committee Comments in Opposition to New DOL QPAM Rule
planadvisor – 10/14/22

House Passes Behavioral Health Parity Bill That Could Penalize Insurers
Behavioral Health Business- 9/30/22

Payers Oppose House Mental Health Parity Bill that Introduces New Insurer Fines
Fierce Healthcare – 9/28/22

Surprise Billing Rule Gets New Rules for Working Out Disputes
Axios – 8/22/22

ERISA Industry Committee Disappointed with Final Surprise Medical Billing Regulations
BenefitsPro – 8/22/22

The ERISA Industry Committee Promotes Two, Announces Priorities
PlanSponsor – 6/16/22

Supreme Court Seeks Government Input on Seattle Hotel Worker Insurance Law
Reuters – 5/31/22

Solicitor Asked to Weight Seattle Hotel Worker Insurance Mandate
Bloomberg Law – 5/31/22

Companies Have Stepped Up for Employee Mental Health – Now, It’s Congress’ Turn
The Hill – 5/26/22

Does ERISA Preempt Seattle’s Pay-To-Play Insurance Ordinance?
BenefitsPro – 5/4/22

High Court Asked to Decide If ERISA Preempts Local Health Insurance Mandate
SHRM – 5/2/22

Maryland enacts paid leave over Republican Governor’s veto
Law 360 – 4/11/22

High court’s PBM ruling spurred state lawmakers to action
Law 360 – 4/1/22

House to vote on Democrat insulin bill viewed as election boon for Raphael Warnock
Breitbart – 3/31/22

Daily Labor Report: Punching In
Bloomberg Law – 3/14/22

This federal law will completely overhaul company health benefits. Nobody is ready.
Forbes – 2/28/22

Providers push for higher reimbursement as Congress debates mental health legislation
Modern Healthcare – 2/24/22

Drug price reporting rules foiled by supply chain loopholes
Bloomberg Law – 2/17/22

Hotel group urges high court to kill Seattle benefits law
Law 360 – 2/14/22

Mental health push in Congress sparks lobbying frenzy
Politico – 2/13/22

‘Telehealth cliff’ spurs lobbying explosion, drawing in Land O’Lakes, Boeing
PoliticoPro – 2/10/22

Supreme Court asked to assess whether city of Seattle’s hotel workers insurance ordinance is preempteded
Seyfarth Shaw LLP – 2/1/22

Feds take aim at insurers’ compliance with mental health parity
Health Plan Weekly – 1/28/22

Health Plans Seek More Guidance on Mental Health Parity Rules
Bloomberg Law – 1/28/22

Employers push for renewal of expired Covid telehealth waiver
Bloomberg Law – 1/28/22

Mental health parity: How do we get there?
BenefitsPRO – 1/27/22

Trade group turns to high court in Seattle benefits law fight
Law360 – 1/18/22

SCOTUS asked to weigh Seattle hotel worker insurance mandate
Bloomberg Law – 1/18/22

Private employers may now make their own decisions about vaccine mandates
The Washington Post – 1/14/22

Biden Officials Grilled on Covid Response
Bloomberg Government – 1/12/22

Surprise medical bills are now illegal — but some patients don’t know that yet
The Washington Post – 1/6/22

Insurers, employers urge price caps on ‘free’ home Covid tests
Bloomberg Law – 1/6/22

On the multi-employer pension bailout, is half a loaf better than none?
Forbes – 1/5/22

ERISA cases to keep an eye on in 2022
Law 360 – 1/3/22

Conflicting opioids of the Surprise Billing Act emerge right before it takes effect
Legal Reader – 12/28/21

‘A lot of money on the table’: Fight brews over surprise medical bills
Politico – 12/19/21

ESG retirement investing proposal amasses thousands of comments
Bloomberg Law – 12/15/21

Groups express support for DOL’s proposed ESG rule
PlanSponsor – 12/14/21

What would Build Back Better mean for health coverage?
InsuranceNewsNet – 12/10/21

Hospitals, insurers split over rule restricting surprise bills
Bloomberg Law – 12/9/21

Ire over pharmacy middlemen fuels lobbying blitz
Politico – 12/4/21

Health insurers cite price-gouging fears on Biden testing plan
Bloomberg Law – 12/2/21

Employers warn of health coverage risk in Biden plan provision
Bloomberg Law – 11/24/21

Cap on drug price hikes for privately insured sparks battle
Associated Press – 11/21/21

Help your employees access affordable, advanced therapies for life-threatening and chronic illnesses
The Business Journals – 11/17/21

Health industry is still agitating for changes to Democrats’ economic package
The Washington Post – 11/12/21

Employer-sponsored coverage keeps getting more expensive
The Washington Post – 11/11/21

House committee advances bipartisan retirement security bill
Pensions & Investments – 11/10/21

House panel passes retirement bill
ThinkAdvisor – 11/10/21

PBM transparency included in Democrats’ drug pricing deal
Inside Health Policy – 11/9/21

Sens. Baldwin & Braun introduce bipartisan legislation to crack down on anti-competitive practices in health care – 11/4/21

Drug price deal hailed by employers as key step to slash costs
Bloomberg Law – 11/3/21

Democrats pitch new drug plan, seeking deal with holdouts
Bloomberg Government – 11/2/21

Chamber warns high court of ‘tidal wave’ of ERISA suits
Law360 – 10/29/21

Private insurers to be covered under democrats’ drug price caps
Bloomberg Law – 10/26/21

Employer reps ask IRS for higher plan correction floor
Law360 – 10/18/21

Business groups try to ax fines for mental health coverage flaws
Bloomberg Law – 10/14/21

Biden administration clarifies vaccine incentives are legal
Bloomberg Law – 10/5/21

Employers, hospitals have dueling takes on surprise billing rule
Bloomberg Law – 10/1/21

Rule against surprise billing angers AMA, hospital groups
MedScape – 10/1/21

Big business lobbies bitterly divided over drug pricing reform
STAT – 9/28/21

Who’s still working for you?: ERIC
PlanSponsor – 9/27/21

Hospitals worried about surprise billing networks, deadline
Bloomberg Law – 9/23/21

Andy Banducci joins ERIC, Aliya Robinson moves to T. Rowe Price
Pensions & Investments – 9/14/21

Industry groups express support for interim final rule on surprise billing
Benefits PRO – 9/9/21

Procedural rules in U.S. Senate could exclude employer-provided insurance from drug-pricing legislation
Benefits PRO – 9/6/21

Multiemployer assistance rule from PBGC leaves stakeholders confused
Pensions & Investments – 9/6/21

Already concerned with drug costs, large employers, family pharmacists worry about more middlemen
Ohio Capital Journal – 9/2/21

An action plan: How employers can use biosimilars to reduce health care costs
The Business Journals – 8/31/21

Senate drug pricing bill may not apply to those with job-based insurance
The Hill – 8/31/21

Pension insurer limits seen to sabotage plans’ economic recovery
Bloomberg Law – 8/24/21

Groups file recommendations to PBGC on multiemployer plan assistance
PlanSponsor – 8/13/21

Biden plan to lower drug prices touts negotiation, importation
Health Plan Weekly – 8/12/21

Pension plans drew short straw in PPA
Pensions & Investments – 8/9/21

PPA has major impact on defined contribution plans
Pensions & Investments – 8/9/21

GOP senators may invoke Byrd on drug bill
Bloomberg Government – 8/6/21

The road to America’s mental health recovery goes through Washington
Lansing State Journal – 8/6/21

Support builds to make every U.S. worker save for retirement
Bloomberg Tax – 8/4/21

Senate hearing reveals large employer support for 401k auto portability
401k Specialist – 8/4/21

Opinion: Too much of a good thing
NJ Biz – 8/2/21

UnitedHealth rule rewrite evinces shift in mental health care
Law360 – 7/30/21

Lawmakers urged to act on bills to improve retirement savings
PlanSponsor – 7/30/21

Diabetes drug’s new weight loss formula fuels cost-benefit debate
Kaiser Health News – 7/30/21

A diabetes drug for weight loss? It’s going to cost you
Los Angeles Times – 7/29/21

Sens. push tax proposals to increase retirement savings
Law360 – 7/28/21

Experts, lawmakers back additional retirement security legislation
Pensions & Investments – 7/28/21

There are answers to America’s mental health care crisis
Morning Consult – 7/28/21

Huge barriers seen barring employers from reporting drug costs
Bloomberg Law – 7/26/21

Federal government may have to wrest pricing information from hospitals
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – 7/23/21

Biz group fights for redo of Seattle benefits law case
Law360 – 7/23/21

Senate will likely decide fate of drug pricing, PBM reforms
Radar on Drug Benefits – 7/22/21

Retirement plans: Federal committee proposes changes you must know
CFO Daily – 7/19/21

9th Circ. urged to keep hotel worker health mandate ruling
Law360 – 7/16/21

Cold water thrown on need for new brokerage window guidance
ASPPA – 7/13/21

Industry: New brokerage rules are not needed
Pension & Investments – 7/12/21

Potential for SDBA regulations getting renewed attention
PlanSponsor – 7/12/21

Industry groups say no new regulations needed regarding brokerage windows
Plan Adviser – 7/12/21

Regulating brokerage windows is a no-go, retirement planners say
Bloomberg Law – 7/9/21

A peek inside brokerage windows: ERISA Industry provides input on DOL Advisory Committee’s study
Thompson Hine LLP – 7/6/21

Employers, insurers get upper hand in surprise billing rule
Bloomberg Law – 7/6/21

No Surprises Act’s first rule favors employers, insurers over hospitals
Becker’s Hospital CFO Report – 7/6/21

CMS issues interim final rule to address surprise and balance billing
BenefitsPro – 7/2/21

Biden officials release first rules implementing ban on surprise medical bills
The Hill – 7/1/21

First rule on ‘surprise’ billing lays out how hospitals get paid 
Bloomberg Law – 7/1/21

Seldom-used 401(k) brokerage windows being reviewed by DOL
InvestmentNews – 7/1/21

Sponsors take closer look at emergency savings options
Pension & Investments – 6/28/21

Congress needs to help pensioners find their money
Watertown Daily News – 6/28/21

Secure Act 2.0 is popular, but not perfect, retirement experts say
ThinkAdvisor – 6/24/21

Employer groups urge Congress to address drug pricing in wake of aducanumab’s approval
Fierce Healthcare – 6/22/21

With the public health emergency lifted, employers face tighter layoff notice requirements
NJ Biz – 6/14/21

Surprise medical billing regulation under White House review
Bloomberg Law – 6/9/21

Big business wants to take on D.C.’s hospital lobby
Modern Healthcare – 6/7/21

Bill would allow annual penalty-free withdrawal from 401(k)s, IRAs
BenefitsPro – 6/4/21

The strong case for a retirement savings ‘lost and found’
401k Specialist – 6/4/21

Bill would allow annual penalty-free $1,000 withdrawals from 401(k)s, IRAs
FinancialAdvisor – 6/4/21

Retirement plan cybersecurity crackdown coming, firms are warned
Bloomberg Law – 6/3/21

Senators introduce Enhancing Emergency and Retirement Savings Act
PlanSponsor – 6/2/21

Senators introduce emergency distribution bill
Pensions & Investments – 6/2/21

Enhancing Emergency and Retirement Savings Act unveiled
PlanAdviser – 6/2/21

Bill would allow penalty-free withdrawals from 401(k)s, IRAs
ThinkAdvisor – 6/1/21

9th Circ. signals it may rehear Seattle benefits law case
Law360 – 5/27/21

Bipartisan bill creating retirement ‘lost and found’ reintroduced
InvestmentNews – 5/25/21

Mental health insurance parity gets aggressive focus under Biden
Bloomberg Law – 5/24/21

Senators revisit bill to create retirement account lost-and-found
Pensions & Investments – 5/24/21

NJ labor head must face suit over mass layoff law changes
Law360 – 5/21/21

First-in-nation severance mandate challenge advances in N.J.
Bloomberg Law – 5/21/21

Sens. restart bipartisan push for retirement plan access
Law360 – 5/21/21

Final piece of ‘SECURE 2.0’ puzzle reintroduced by Portman and Cardin
401k Specialist- 5/21/21

WARNing—Burdensome New Jersey WARN Act amendments may soon become effective
The National Law Review – 5/19/21

SECURE 2.0 getting good reviews but fate uncertain
Pensions & Investments – 5/17/21

Employer groups urge hospitals, ASCs to participate Leapfrog safety surveys
Fierce Healthcare – 5/11/21

National employer groups to hospitals and ASCs: Participate in the 2021 Leapfrog surveys
OR Today – 5/11/21

SECURE Act 2.0 passed unanimously by Ways and Means Committee
PlanSponsor – 5/6/21

New Jersey hospitals generally fare well in ranking of states
The Center Square – 5/6/21

Companies seek same deal on any drug prices Medicare negotiates
Bloomberg Law – 5/4/21

Employers nationwide urging ASCs to complete Leapfrog survey
Becker’s ASC Review – 5/4/21

Biz group wants another stab at axing Seattle benefit law
Law 360 – 5/3/21

Push grows to get retirement policy wishlist in families plan
Bloomberg Law – 5/3/21

Employers fear fallout on Biden plan to extend health subsidies
Bloomberg Law – 4/29/21

Another lobbying blitz on ‘surprise’ hospital bills
Politico – 4/26/21

Biden faces health industry fight over new ‘surprise’ billing ban
Politico – 4/23/21

Punching in: Biden nears his deadline for contractor wage boost
Bloomberg Law – 4/26/21

Employers demand eased telehealth rules
Bloomberg Government – 4/22/21

Employers’ prescription for affordable drugs pushing for greater transparency, competition and value in drug pricing – 4/22/21

IRS urged to expand high-deductible plan screening coverage
Law 360 – 4/21/21

Employers demand eased telehealth rules, lower Covid test costs
Bloomberg Law – 4/21/21

Employer group to Congress: Ease HSA users’ access to mental health care
Benefits PRO – 4/20/21

Ease HSA users’ access to mental health care: Employer group to Congress
Think Advisor – 4/19/21

Loosen telehealth restrictions, employers to say at hearing
Bloomberg Government – 4/15/21

Congress urged to target insurers over mental health limits
Law 360 – 4/15/21

Loosen telehealth restrictions, employers urge Congress
Bloomberg Law – 4/15/21

Md. lawmakers’ paid leave proposals well-intentioned but misguided
The Daily Record – 4/8/21

Pandemic silver lining? Employers start to recognize importance of caregiving benefits
NBC News – 4/7/21

Latest paid leave laws: What must be done to ease employers’ burden
CFO DailyNews – 4/5/21

Seattle hotel worker insurance mandate upheld in Ninth Circuit
Bloomberg Law – 3/17/21

9th Circ. backs Seattle hotel worker health mandate
Law360 – 3/17/21

Ninth Circuit OKs Seattle health care mandate for hotel workers
Courthouse News Service – 3/17/21

Ninth Circuit upholds Seattle hotel workers healthcare mandate
Seattle City Council Insight – 3/17/21

How the new ‘patient price shopping’ rule can affect your practice
Medscape – 3/15/21

ERISA group asks 9th Circ. to scrap Seattle benefits law
Law360 – 3/1/21

Ninth Circuit urged to toss health care mandate for Seattle hotel workers
Courthouse News Service – 3/1/21

Covid relief is ‘down payment’ for Democrats on health overhaul
Bloomberg Law – 2/10/21

IRS urged to further extend health care forms’ deadlines
Law360 – 2/2/21

EEOC urged to clarify legality of vaccination incentives
Law360 – 2/2/21

DOL missing participant guidance not a list of requirements
Plan Adviser – 1/27/21

Sponsors should understand how to use DOL guidance on missing participants
Plan Sponsor – 1/27/21

Missing participant guidance helpful, but …
Pensions & Investments – 1/25/21

HHS to mull surprise billing rules with premiums in the balance
Bloomberg Law – 1/22/21

Market watchers hope steadier leadership will propel growth
Plan Adviser – 1/20/21

DOL offers guidance for locating missing participants
PlanSponsor – 1/13/21

Hospitals now must post pricesDOL tells 401(k) sponsors how to find ‘missing’ participants
InvestmentNews – 1/13/21

Hospitals now must post prices publicly, but will new rule work?
Roll Call- 1/6/21

Hospital prices just got a lot more transparent. What does this mean for you?
PBS NewsHour – 1/5/21

Hospitals slow to follow Trump’s order to post prices
PoliticoPro – 1/5/21

The top 5 biosimilar developments of 2020
Biosimilar Development – 12/30/20

Last-minute talks pushed surprise billing ban across finish line
Modern Healthcare – 12/29/20

CfB Board members reflect on year in biosimilars
The Center for Biosimilars – 12/28/20

Bill to expand MEP usage introduced in Senate
Pensions & Investments – 12/21/20

Bill seeks to open multiple-employer plans to 403(b)s
Investment News – 12/21/20

Lawmakers left hospital, insurer contract guardrails out of year-end proposal
Modern Healthcare – 12/17/20

Changes wanted on lifetime income proposal
Pensions & Investments – 12/14/20

U.S. Supreme Court rejects PBMs’ challenge of state’s ability to regulate the drug middlemen
Columbus Dispatch – 12/10/20

Surprise federal drug rule directs insurers to reveal what they pay for prescription drugs
Physician’s Weekly – 11/22/20

New Trump administration rule directs insurers to reveal what they pay for prescriptions
Chicago Tribune – 11/20/20

New Trump administration rule directs insurers to reveal what they pay for prescriptions
Fortune – 11/19/20

DOL benefits arm pumps out spate of regs in 2020
Law360 – 11/6/20

Lawmakers’ virtual dependent care FSA request an easy fix
Law360 – 11/5/20

Seattle hotel insurance mandate defended by cities, professors
Bloomberg Law – 11/5/20

Cities back Seattle hotel health care ordinance at 9th Circ.
Law360 – 11/5/20

Slipping away: Does the employer-sponsored health care system have an expiration date?
Benefits PRO – 11/3/20

Diluted ‘do-good’ investing rule more palatable but less cogent
Bloomberg Law – 11/3/20

Seattle defends hotel worker insurance mandate in Ninth Circuit
Bloomberg Law – 10/29/20

Employers aim to narrow networks, emphasize COEs, expand virtual care benefits
Health Plan Weekly – 10/28/20

New Jersey defends challenge to first-in-nation severance law
Bloomberg Law – 10/27/20

Large employers raise the alarm on varying state regulations around paid leave
Benefits PRO – 10/26/20

Despite a bumpy road ahead, incremental progress on price transparency
Health Affairs- 10/13/20

White House billing transparency metrics inspired by billionaire-funded research
Modern Healthcare – 10/8/20

Biosimilars help Texans save big on prescription drugs
The Daily News – 10/2/20

Trump EO on surprise medical bills shocks employer groups
Law 360 – 9/25/20

Business lobby shifts paid-leave stance, sensing action in 2021
Bloomberg Law – 9/16/20

Michigan’s surprise billing legislation attracts national attention
MiBiz – 9/13/20

How would these candidates tackle retirement issues?
Pensions & Investments – 9/7/20

Retirement industry hustles to keep up with DOL’s rules tsunami
Bloomberg Law – 9/1/20

Biz group looks to revive fight against Seattle benefits law
Law360 – 8/28/20

Examining Joe Biden’s retirement savings tax credit proposal
Plan Adviser – 8/28/20

Seattle hotel health-care ruling skirts high court: Trade group
Bloomberg Law – 8/27/20

The hospital industry is in a financial mess: We have a unique opportunity to fix it
Health Affairs – 8/27/20

DOL working on lifetime income disclosure rule
Pensions & Investments – 8/24/20

Trump administration issues telehealth executive order, more acts are needed
AIS Health – 8/12/20

Episode 14 – COVID -19
401k Podcast – 8/7/20

9 healthcare policies at stake if Congress’ COVID-19 package stalls
ModernHealthcare – 8/7/20

NJ layoff law changes tread on ERISA, biz group says
Law360 – 8/6/20

New Jersey’s first-in-nation severance mandate draws ERISA suit
Bloomberg Law – 8/6/20

New Jersey WARN Act changes violate ERISA – biz group
Reuters – 8/6/20

Trump’s ESG investing rule creates retiree ‘litigation roadmap’
Bloomberg Law – 8/4/20

Surprise billing fix faces major hurdles in last-minute push
Modern Healthcare – 7/30/20

IRS asked for relief on mistaken retirement distributions
Law360 – 7/24/20

IRS notice: Comments submitted on priority guidance plan for 2020-21
Bloomberg Law – 7/23/20

Healthcare industry pushes back on Trump administration plan to cut testing funds
Modern Healthcare – 7/22/20

Trump admin’s COVID-19 testing payment guidance stirs debate
AIS Health – 7/21/20

‘Surprise’ billing fix likely out of next Covid-19 package as fight over tests plays out
Politico – 7/20/20

Retirement tax guidance nearing completion, IRS officials say
Bloomberg Law – 7/20/20

US bill would create lost and found for retirement savings
Chief Investment Officer – 7/15/20

House committee calls for CMS action on biosimilars
Center for Biosimilars – 7/14/20

Bipartisan bill seeks to create retirement account ‘lost and found’
Pensions & Investments – 7/7/20

Why hospitals keep their prices secret
Washington Monthly – 7/6/20

Warren leads in VP pick, Reintroduces retirement savings bill
401kSpecialist – 7/6/20

‘Lost and found’ 401(k) bill resurfaces
Investment News – 7/6/20

There’s a billion-dollar fight brewing over whether doctors should be paid for phone calls and video visits. Who wins could determine the future of healthcare.
Business Insider – 7/2/20

Hundreds of industry groups call on Congress to advance permanent telehealth reform
Healthcare IT News – 6/30/20

IBM stock drop lawsuit remanded back to District Court
PlanSponsor – 6/23/20

Trump administration says insurers off the hook for back-to-work COVID-19 tests
Modern Healthcare – 6/23/20

Senators back sustaining telehealth momentum post pandemic
Healthcare Dive- 6/18/20

Senate HELP Committee weighs the future of telehealth
Healthcare IT News – 6/17/20

Pension plan fiduciaries get relief from Supreme Court
Pensions & Investments – 6/15/20

How a $100 billion plan to buy expensive health insurance for laid off workers won backing from big companies, hospitals, and unions, and became a bipartisan priority in Washington
Business Insider – 6/9/20

Student loan tax aid gains traction in pandemic relief talks
Law360 – 6/9/20

Congress must confront its own inaction on surprise medical bills
Morning Consult – 6/4/20

ERISA group takes Seattle benefits law fight to 9th Circ.
Law360 – 5/29/20

Wash. ERISA ruling paves way for access to health benefits
Law360 – 5/27/20

Subsidies could defang risk from new COBRA guidance
Health Plan Weekly – 5/25/20

Employer groups ask Congress to provide COBRA subsidies, bolster primary care
Modern Healthcare – 5/19/20

Large employer groups send Congress healthcare recommendations for pandemic response
HealthLeaders – 5/19/20

Insurers seek relief from mandate to pay for virus antibody tests
Politico – 5/15/20

ERISA challenge to Seattle hotel benefits law thrown out
Law360 – 5/11/20

Seattle hotel worker insurance mandate survives legal test
Bloomberg Law – 5/11/20

New HHS COVID-19 telehealth grants target pediatric, licensure programs
mHealthIntelligence – 5/4/20

A note on licensing
Politico – 5/1/20

Congress must help employers alleviate high drug costs by embracing biosimilars
Morning Consult – 4/29/20

Thole v. U.S. Bank among cases still on Supreme Court docket
Plan Adviser – 4/23/20

The economic crisis no one knows about — but will soon
The Hill – 4/14/20

No ‘surprise’ bills for COVID-19, White House says
Morning Consult – 4/13/20

In coronavirus relief effort, Congress fell short on paid sick leave
PolitiFact – 4/13/20

White House says no ‘surprise’ bills for COVID-19 patients
Associated Press – 4/10/20

Surprise billing banned for providers that gets CARES Act grants
Modern Healthcare- 4/9/20

Sponsors face quandary in how to help participants
Pensions & Investments – 4/6/20

PBGC program set for reversal of fortune
Pensions & Investments – 4/6/20

Self-insured companies missing out on massive savings if not using biosimilars, report says
American Journal of Managed Care – 4/4/20

Large employers could have saved money if more biosimilars had been prescribed
STAT News – 4/2/20

Self-insured employers missed out on $1.4B in savings from biosimilars – study
S&P Global – 4/1/20

Employers argue for expansion of biosimilars to help lower costs
InsideHealthPolicy – 4/1/20

Study: Employers can save with biosimilars
The Center for Biosimilars – 4/1/20

ERISA group rips Seattle’s bid to end benefits law dispute
Law360 – 3/24/20

Loan, hardship withdrawal flexibility among possible congressional actions
PlanSponsor – 3/20/20

4 relief measures retirement & sponsor groups are asking Congress for beyond the CARES Act
Benefits PRO – 3/20/20

More calls for Congress to provide COVID-19-related retirement plan relief
401k Specialist – 3/20/20

Retirement groups urge Congress to help sponsors, savers in coronavirus response
Pensions & Investments – 3/20/20

Congress makes another bid to create 401k match for workers with student loans
401k Specialist – 3/20/20

Amid COVID-19 fears, expert panel highlights need for biosimilars in the United States
The Center for Biosimilars – 3/18/20

Even for the insured, ‘free’ coronavirus testing pledges come with an asterisk
Morning Consult – 3/12/20

Did pension actuaries miss their chance to make a difference?
Forbes – 3/11/20

High-deductible plans may waive cost-sharing for coronavirus tests
Modern Healthcare – 3/11/20

Mike Pence leaves out key details about coronavirus testing
Salon – 3/10/20

Aon buys Willis Towers Watson: Another waypoint in the demise of employer pensions
Forbes – 3/9/20

ERISA Industry Committee proposes major 401k reforms
401k Specialist – 3/9/20

Court ruling on Intel’s DC plan sparks trepidation
Pensions & Investments – 3/9/20

Pence leaves out key details about health coverage of coronavirus testing
Kaiser Health News – 3/6/20

Industry group offers plan to modernize 401(k) system
National Association of Plan Advisors – 3/6/20

ERISA doesn’t preempt hotel benefits ordinance, Seattle says
Law 360 – 2/21/20

No more ‘sucker at the table’: New lobby to represent Fortune 500 firms paying prescription drug bills
Becker’s Hospital Review – 2/3/20

Employers shoulder plenty of drug costs, but haven’t lobbied much to lower them — until now
STAT – 2/3/20

Insurers, public split on trump transparency rules
Politico – 1/30/20

Fiduciaries look for guidance on unclaimed benefit payouts
Pensions & Investments – 1/27/20

Mark Sickles and George Barker column: Time to end balance billing
Richmond Times-Dispatch – 1/23/20

ERISA industry group slams new Seattle hotel benefits law
Law 360 – 1/22/20

No one rushing to add annuity income option
Pensions & Investments – 1/13/20

Supreme Court declines to consider Putnam fiduciary breach case
Pensions & Investments – 1/13/20

Justices skeptical of US Bank retirees in ERISA case
Law 360 – 1/13/20

Newest employee perk aims to help workers navigate a tricky tradeoff: Pay off student debt or save for retirement?
Money – 1/8/20

ERISA cases to watch in 2020: All eyes on the high court
Law360 – 1/1/20

Employer health benefits saved by the spending bill
PlanSponsor – 12/24/19

Surprising swings in momentum for legislation on surprise medical bills
Hartford Business – 12/23/19

SECURE Act moves to reality from long shot
Pensions & Investments – 12/23/19

SECURE Act passed by full Congress
PlanSponsor – 12/19/19

Legislation on surprise medical bills gains momentum in Congress
Truth Out – 12/18/19

Congress considers bipartisan compromise legislation on surprise medical bills
NPR – 12/17/19

Obamacare ruling could affect tens of thousands in La.
Houma Today – 12/16/19

As New Orleans court prepares ruling on Obamacare, Louisiana’s alternative remains in infancy
Times-Picayune – 12/15/19

Surprise billing ban draft: Middle ground leaves few pleased
Healthcare Dive – 12/10/19

U.S. government sides with plaintiff in Putnam ERISA case
Pensions & Investments – 12/2/19

3 noteworthy ERISA preemption battles from 2019
Law360 – 11/27/19

How employers could benefit from transparent health care prices
Axios – 11/26/19

DOL digital 401(k) rule not digital enough, industry says
InvestmentNews – 11/25/19

PBGC’s good news could sour quickly
Pensions & Investments – 11/25/19

Prospects for electronic delivery sparking enthusiasm for more
Pensions & Investments – 11/25/19

Union pension funding crisis solution proposed by Senate Republicans
PlanSponsor – 11/21/19

US Bank gets business industry support in SCOTUS pension row
Bloomberg Law – 11/19/19

Biz groups back US Bank in Supreme Court pension fight
Law360 – 11/19/19

‘Alarm bells are ringing,’ pension insurer warns lawmakers
Bloomberg Law – 11/18/19

PBGC programs diverge as multiemployer deficit grows
Pensions & Investments – 11/18/19

Employers call on Congress to take action on drug prices as the cost of providing coverage grows
The Center for Biosimilars – 11/8/19

Compromise could be brewing on surprise billing ahead of continuing resolution
Morning Consult – 11/8/19

Supreme Court hears arguments in IBM stock-drop fiduciary challenge
Pensions & Investments – 11/6/19

Attorneys argue for stricter reading of ‘actual knowledge’ in ERISA cases
PlanAdviser – 11/5/19

Business, trade association leaders urge Senate action on SECURE Act
Pensions & Investments – 11/5/19

U.S. business leaders call for SECURE Act passage in Senate
PlanSponsor – 11/5/19

Large employers ready for electronic disclosure rule but AARP has reservations
Benefits PRO – 10/30/19

401(k) auto portability making critical turn toward acceptance
Pensions & Investments – 10/28/19

A 401k year end ‘to do’ list
401(k) Specialist – 10/24/19

Cassidy holds ‘surprise’ bill roundtable with health interests
Politico – 10/23/19

Employer groups form coalition on drug affordability, support policies addressing biosimilars
The Center for Biosimilars – 10/18/19

Employers coalition takes up drug price transparency, price caps
HealthPayer Intelligence – 10/11/19

ERISA cases get starring roles in new Supreme Court term
Pensions & Investments – 9/30/19

After rally with De Blasio, City Council hears bills on private sector retirement security
Gotham Gazette – 9/24/19

Plan sponsor groups take aim at financial literacy proposal
Pensions & Investments – 9/16/19

Fix surprise billing and make health care more affordable
Morning Consult – 9/13/19

There’s a fair, simpler solution to surprise medical bills [Opinion]
Houston Chronicle – 9/13/19

Back in session, Congress faces industry pushback on surprise billing
Healthcare Dive – 9/10/19

The OCIO industry is the ‘wild west.’ Here’s how to tame it.
Institutional Investor – 9/10/19

Private equity tries to protect another profit center
The American Prospect – 9/9/19

De Blasio, City Council look to move ahead with private sector retirement savings program
PlanSponsor – 9/5/19

Retirement investors should take a look at international equities
PlanSponsor – 9/4/19

Groups urge Supreme Court not to undermine value of plan disclosures
PlanSponsor – 9/3/19

Biz groups urge justices to undo ruling in Intel ERISA case
Law360 – 8/29/19

Why red Wyoming seeks regulatory approach to air ambulance costs
US News & World Report – 8/23/19

Wyoming wants to use Medicaid to reduce air ambulance bills for all patients
NPR – 8/23/19

Feds say 2nd Circ. used wrong standard in IBM ERISA case
Law360 – 8/14/19

Overcoming language issues pushes benefits pros to get creative
Bloomberg Law – 8/14/19

These groups are pushing Congress on surprise medical billing
Human Resource Executive – 8/9/19

Dozens of business groups back senate health cost bill
PoliticoPro – 8/7/19

More surprise medical bill jockeying
PoliticoPro – 8/6/19

On Ric Edelman Show, Portman highlights bipartisan bill to help Americans save more for retirement
Insurance News Net – 7/26/19

Bill ending surprise medical billing would save $7.6B by 2029
Xtelligent Healthcare Media – 7/22/19

Is student debt repayment a benefit worth offering?
Associations Now – 7/17/19

Surprise billing fight escalates as providers win arbitration add to House bill
Healthcare Dive – 7/17/19

CBO: Senate health bill would save $7.6B largely due to decreased premiums
Inside Health Policy – 7/16/19

Cadillac tax repeal gets House vote this week
Modern Healthcare – 7/16/19

The $100,000 uncashed pension check
Forbes – 6/29/19

Paid family, medical leave plan becomes law in Connecticut 
Law360 – 6/25/19

Trump aims at health cost transparency with executive order 
Politico – 6/24/19

Retirement plan electronic delivery under consideration
401k TV – 6/24/19

Surprise billing fixes would ding hospitals, staffing companies, Moody’s says
Healthcare Dive – 6/21/19

In combating surprise bills, lawmakers miss sky-high air ambulance costs
Medscape – 6/19/19

We’re doing a disservice to patients if we protect them from hospital bills but bankrupt them on the way there
Governing – 6/19/19

Texas enacts bill to protect consumers from surprise billing
Health Payer Intelligence – 6/18/19

In combating surprise bills, lawmakers miss sky-high air ambulance costs
CaliforniaHealthline – 6/14/19

Air ambulance costs fly around fixes for surprise medical bills
HealthLeaders – 6/14/19

Why air ambulance bills are still sky-high
NPR – 6/14/19

Stakeholders still split on solutions for surprise medical bills
PatientEngagementHIT – 6/13/19

House Energy and Commerce health subcommittee hearing on surprise billing: 8 takeaways
Becker’s Hospital Review – 6/13/19

‘Surprise medical bill’ witnesses clash over binding arbitration
ThinkAdvisor – 6/13/19

Providers push arbitration approaches used in some state surprise-bill laws
Healthcare Financial Management Association – 6/12/19

In battle over surprise bills, Senate ponders requiring in-network rates
Modern Healthcare – 6/12/19

Why a new coalition is spending millions to target ‘surprise’ medical bills 
Advisory Board – 6/12/19

House health panel holds hearing on surprise billing: 5 takeaways
Becker’s Hospital Review – 6/12/19

Congress warns industry to hurry on surprise billing fix
Healthcare Dive – 6/12/19

E&C looks into surprise medical bills
Politico – 6/12/19

Payers, providers dig in on surprise billing proposals 
Healthcare Dive – 6/12/19

Stakeholders push for air ambulance fixes in surprise billing legislation
Inside Health Policy – 6/11/19

New coalition to end surprise billings intensifies feud as deadline looms
Inside Health Policy – 6/11/19

Meet the “Coalition Against Surprise Medical Billing”
Politico – 6/11/19

Physician, hospital groups gear up for fight on surprise medical bills
Modern Healthcare – 6/11/19

Coalition forms to fight surprise medical billing
Insurance News Net – 6/11/19

Senate takes up SECURE Act, but bill still in limbo
Pensions & Investments – 6/10/19

Industry balks at Senate proposals to boost competition, price transparency
Healthcare Dive – 6/7/19

Employers, hospitals and insurers butt heads over transparency proposals
Modern Healthcare – 6/6/19

Trade groups back senate plan to fight surprise medical bills
Law360 – 6/6/19

DOL asked to make electronic delivery of retirement plan disclosures the default
PlanSponsor – 6/4/19

Supreme Court to hear IBM stock-drop fiduciary challenge
Pensions & Investments – 6/3/19

States struggle to rein in air ambulance surprise bills
Bloomberg Law – 5/31/19

ABA urges Labor Department to propose electronic delivery rule
Financial Regulation News – 5/28/19

Alexander, Murray introduce bipartisan bill to end surprise bills
BenefitsPRO – 5/24/19

State of Flux
Leader’s Edge – 5/24/19

A big bipartisan plan to lower health costs and end surprise bills
Considerable – 5/24/19

Sens. Alexander, Murray release health legislation targeting high bills, drug costs
NPR – 5/23/19

House hearing outlines competing solutions to surprise medical bills
HealthPayer Intelligence – 5/23/19

House overwhelmingly passes bipartisan retirement bill
Pensions & Investments – 5/23/19

Congress fast-tracks action on surprise medical billing
Mondaq – 5/23/19

Washington, Texas use arbitration to take steps against surprise billing
HealthLeaders – 5/22/19

3 messages from the House ‘surprise bill’ hearing, for agents
ThinkAdvisor – 5/22/19

Payers, providers butt heads on surprise billing solutions
HealthLeaders – 5/22/19

Industry groups square off on surprise billing
Healthcare Dive – 5/22/19

Witnesses at ‘surprise billing’ hearing at odds on solutions
MedPage Today – 5/22/19

Lawmakers skewer industry reps over surprise medical bills
Law360 – 5/21/19

Capitol Hill healthcare update 
Lexology – 5/20/19

FDA warns against using sketchy diabetes devices
Politico – 5/20/19

Industry will take hot seat at Ways & Means surprise billing hearing
Inside Health Policy – 5/20/19

Key industry lobbies to testify on surprise medical bills
Politico – 5/17/19

Ways and Means looks closer at surprise medical bills
Politico – 5/17/19

‘Baseball style’ arbitration floated for surprise medical bills
Bloomberg Law – 5/16/19

On Senate floor, Portman highlights his bipartisan Retirement Security & Savings Act
InsuranceNewsNet – 5/16/19

Employers can help with ‘surprise’ out-of-network medical bills 
Society for Human Resource Management – 5/13/19

Employer groups: Make staffing firms accountable for surprise billing
Inside Health Policy – 5/08/19

Ex-Intel worker urges high court not to take on ERISA suit
Law360- 4/30/19

High court asked to revisit company stock fiduciary case
Pensions & Investments – 4/29/19

More turning to Supreme Court for ERISA relief
Pensions & Investments – 4/29/19

DOL guidance down to trickle; enforcement up
Pensions & Investments – 4/29/19

Employer groups push for national all-payer claims database
Inside Health Policy – 4/15/19

Biz groups join push for justices’ input in IBM ESOP case
Law360- 4/9/19

Measure to improve prescription drug price transparency passes House Ways and Means Committee
MASS Live – 4/9/19

SECURE Act clears House committee; RESA introduced in Senate
Pensions & Investments – 4/2/19

Happening today: Surprise medical bill hearing
Politico – 4/2/19

High court’s input sought in Intel’s ERISA dispute
Law360- 3/29/19

Business groups To Congress: Cap rates for out-of-network services
Inside Health Policy – 3/29/19

Health plans ask Congress for unified action on surprise billing
Health Payer Intelligence – 3/21/19

Battle lines harden as providers, payers grow accusatory over surprise bills 
Morning Consult – 3/20/19

It just became easier for employers to dump retirees’ pensions 
CNN – 3/20/19

Arkansas needs to advance telemedicine to improve access, lower costs
Talk Business & Politicos – 3/16/19

ERIC Outlines Top Health Priorities for Congress in New Letter – 3/13/19

Amended telemedicine bill clears House committee
Arkansas Democrat Gazette – 3/13/19

PBGC gets Administration support
PlanSponsor – 3/08/19

Gears shifting over missing participants
Pensions & Investments – 3/04/19

Despite a lot of talking, no action being taken
Pensions & Investments – 3/04/19

Employer and consumers join insurers in push to curb surprise billing
Inside Health Policy – 2/19/19

‘Large employers can lead’ in benefits space
Benefits PRO – 2/19/19

ERISA Industry Committee appoints leaders
PlanSponsor – 2/08/19

ND lawmakers amend bill to support store-and-forward telemedicine
mHealthIntelligence – 1/28/19

ERISA group wants more flexibility in hardship distribution regs
TaxNotes – 1/14/19

North Dakota lawmakers ready to rehash telemedicine standards debate
mHealthIntelligence – 1/04/19

Seattle hotel benefits suit stayed after state court nixes law
Law360 – 1/02/19