Excerpt: Both the HHS final rule and the Treasury announcement raise troubling questions about the status of the administration’s efforts to implement the PPACA and to what extent the exchanges will be operational by the time enrollment begins on October 1, 2013. The administration has had three years to implement the PPACA, yet in the span of just three days, two agencies have used administrative actions to significantly change fundamental requirements of the law.
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WASHINGTON, DC – On the heels of last week’s abrupt announcements by the Obama administration to delay full implementation of the health law’s employer mandate by one year and scale back verification of exchange applicants’ information, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The decision to delay enforcement of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has created a host of new questions and concerns that need to be addressed, according to a letter sent today to President Obama from House Republican leaders.
Excerpt: PPACA places an enormous new burden on employers that clearly contributes to the economy and job growth remaining relatively stagnant. We recognize that the decision to delay the employer mandate was likely not a decision you made in only a day and necessarily required substantial review by analysts at the Department of the Treasury, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Labor, as well as the Office of Management and Budget.