The Republican answer to repeal-and-replace addresses some of the failings of the Affordable Care Act. But will the solutions just create another set of problems? ERISA attorney Paul Routh joins Scott and Anne Marie to examine some of the changes in the proposed legislation, including the elimination of the employer and the individual mandates. While it’s looking less likely that the legislation will pass in its current form, this information will set the stage for what’s to come.
Paul Routh is an attorney and CPA. As a nationally recognized ERISA expert, Paul has served McGohan Brabender and a variety of other clients for a number of years.
Fully funded plans bear the brunt of a number of fees associated with health care reform. It’s no surprise, then, that a number of businesses are considering or have already switched to self-funding. Scott and Anne Marie look into the considerations employers should take before embracing this strategy.
In October 2017, President Trump signed the Health Care Executive Order that would eliminate the requirement for essential benefits coverage, among other things. Scott and Anne Marie welcome Grant Reed, MB’s Director of Financial and Analytical Services, to examine what this means for employers.
Remember 2016, when the Cadillac Tax was at the top of employer’s minds? We bring ERISA attorney extraordinaire, Paul Routh, in for his first guest-spot on Side Affects.