Mental Health Parity: FAQ 38

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) applies to employers with at least 51 employees offering a group health plan that includes any mental health and substance use disorder (MH/SUD) benefits. MHPAEA also applies to non-grandfathered insured plans...

Republicans Delay a Vote on BCRA

It has been a busy week in Washington. The Congressional Budget Office released its report on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (“BCRA”), the Senate’s version of “repeal and replace” legislation. Unfortunately for Republican leadership, the report estimated that, if...

Senate Releases Draft Reform Legislation

On June 22, 2017, the Senate released draft health care reform legislation, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (“BCRA”). It is substantially similar to the America’s Health Care Act (“AHCA”), legislation passed by the House last month.

San Francisco Paid Parental Leave Ordinance

On April 21, 2016, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed the Paid Parental Leave for Bonding with New Child Ordinance (PPLO). The law requires employers who have employees working in San Francisco to provide supplemental compensation to employees who are...