Supreme Court Overturns Roe vs Wade


On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which stated that there is not a constitutionally protected right to terminate a pregnancy. Employers are now faced with the task of determining how this decision will impact their workforce and their benefit offerings. Self-Insured Plans — as a self-insured [...]

Supreme Court Overturns Roe vs Wade2022-07-20T21:16:03+00:00

ACA Survives Another Challenge as the Supreme Court Dismisses Case


On June 17, 2021, the Supreme Court turned back a long-standing challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by dismissing the challenge that was brought by 18 states (California v. Texas). The court ruled that the states that brought the suit over the ACA did not have the standing to do so. Background: On December [...]

ACA Survives Another Challenge as the Supreme Court Dismisses Case2021-08-05T18:10:53+00:00

Supreme Court Backs Self-Funded Plans


In a 6-2 decision on a case involving Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, the Supreme Court, in early March, held that ERISA pre-emption blocks the state of Vermont from requiring self-funded health plans to put claims data into a statewide health claims database. This decision appeared to be consistent with the original intention of Congress to [...]

Supreme Court Backs Self-Funded Plans2016-07-14T08:00:41+00:00
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