Recent Alerts

Congressional Lawmakers Reach Deal on Surprise Billing
Yellow Alert | Dec. 9, 2019

December 9, 2019 Over the weekend, key lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on revisions to legislation aimed at lowering health care costs, including provisions that address surprise billing.

DOL Issues Proposed Rule to Update Overtime Regulations
Yellow Alert | Nov. 25, 2019 | DOL

November 25, 2019 On November 5, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) published a proposed rule updating its regulations governing how to compute overtime compensation for salaried, nonexempt employees who work

NFIP Extended Until December 20
Yellow Alert | Nov. 22, 2019 | Flood

November 22, 2019 The House and Senate extended the authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) until December 20, 2019 as part of the latest funding bill for the

House Passes Bill Reauthorizing TRIA
Yellow Alert | Nov. 19, 2019 | TRIA

The House of Representatives easily passed legislation that would extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for seven years.

Final Rule on Health Reimbursement Accounts
Yellow Alert | Jun. 17, 2019 | Healthcare, Healthcare reform, HRA

The U.S. Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (the “Departments”) released a final rule to expand the use of, and access to, Health Reimbursement Accounts.

NFIP Reauthorized until September 30
Yellow Alert | Jun. 7, 2019 | Flood

President Trump signed into law the $19.1 billion disaster aid package that included an authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program until September 30, 2019.

Yellow Alert: One Shot Left to Avoid NFIP Lapse
Yellow Alert | May. 24, 2019 | Flood

While there were several opportunities to reauthorize the program before the House and Senate left for Memorial Day, efforts became tied up in ideology and politics.