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.
FEMA released its updated claims manual for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
These Public Option State Legislation Trackers were updated as of August 29, by our legal team at Steptoe & Johnson.
A complete analysis of the proposed rules, including a brief summary of section 199A, and a more-detailed outline of how the proposed regulations address significant issues.
While each state manages these databases differently with regard to who can access the information, it’s important to recognize that this data currently exists and can be used to promote value-driven purchasing and informed care decisions.
This ACA Reform Legislation Tracker was updated by our legal team at Steptoe & Johnson.