A federal judge in Texas who previously ruled to dismantle the Affordable Care Act struck down a narrower but key part of the nation's health law Thursday in a decision that opponents say could jeopardize preventive screenings for millions of Americans.
When President Joe Biden delivered his State of the Union address to Congress in February, he drew a clear distinction on entitlement spending – his administration had pledged to protect Social Security and Medicare, while congressional Republicans were trying to cut them.
Assembly Bill 259, introduced by Assemblywoman Tracy Brown-May, D-Las Vegas, would require providers of jobs and day training services to pay at least the state minimum wage to those with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
On February 21, 2023, the IRS released Final Rules amending the existing requirements related to mandatory e-filing of information returns, including Forms 1094-C and 1095-C, among others. The final rules are effective for all applicable returns due on or after January 1, 2024.
A key Senate committee advanced legislation to ban pharmacy benefit manager tactics, such as spread pricing and clawback fees, and heighten transparency of the industry. The Senate Commerce Committee passed the PBM Transparency Act of 2023 by a vote of 18 to 9 on Wednesday, advancing the reform legislation to the full Senate. Lawmakers said the legislation ...
The arbitration process in the No Surprises Act, which was enacted to make the health care system more transparent, has become “a big mess,” a U.S. senator said last Wednesday at a Senate Finance Committee hearing.
Reno Police Department Detective Janira Varty was injured in 2019 during a car accident when she slid on black ice while on duty. Afterward, her entire body was in pain, and she was unable to lift things or raise her arms above her shoulders. Despite doctors attesting that her injuries were a result of the ...
Nearly 12 years ago, a nonprofit centered on substance abuse prevention in Lyon County, Nevada, broadened its services to dental care. Leaders with the Healthy Communities Coalition were shocked into action after two of their food pantry volunteers used pliers to pull each other’s abscessed teeth. The volunteers saw no other option to relieve their ...
The IRS has announced the 2024 employer mandate penalties under the Affordable Care Act for employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees. Under the ACA, employers may be subject to an employer mandate penalty for (1) failing to offer minimum essential coverage to 95% of full-time employees (A Penalty) or (2) offering coverage that is not affordable (B Penalty).
According to Statista, nearly half of Californians (48.1% in 2021) get their health insurance through their job. The percentage in Nevada is slightly less – at 45.9%. The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found in its 24th Employer Health Benefits Survey (EHBS) in 2022 that the average annual premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance was $7,911 for single coverage and $22,463 for family coverage.