We promised to keep you up to date on the GOP majority’s promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”). After reaching agreement on several amendments to the original House bill (described in our previous alert), the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act, (the “AHCA”) a budget reconciliation bill to repeal and replace the ACA. The first draft of the AHCA, released by House Republicans on March 6th was withdrawn by Speaker Ryan on March 24th due to opposition from the Freedom Caucus, among others. Several significant changes were made to the original bill and it was passed by a narrow margin on May 4th; 217-213. READ MORE
Patricia Anglin, Of Counsel in Orrick's San Francisco office, is a member of the Employee Benefits Solution group within Compensation and Benefits.
Patricia is an experienced advisor to multinational corporations on corporate benefits, securities, tax, accounting and human resource issues for significant transactions. Her practice focuses on leading complex negotiations and providing innovative solutions with regard to employment and compensation agreements, benefits and stock compensation experience, executive compensation matters, and employment lawsuits.
Patricia regularly advises general counsel, executive management, CEOs, boards of directors and key leadership of Fortune 500 companies in regard to tax-qualified retirement plans, health and welfare benefits, including federal health care reform legislation, equity and executive compensation and change-in-control safeguards in benefit plans and employment agreements.
Before joining the firm, Patricia acted as Senior Manager of National Employee Benefits at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and formerly served as Senior Counsel-Benefits and Executive Compensation at AirTouch Communications, Inc. (now Vodafone).
Patricia also acted as Legislation Counsel on the Joint Committee on Taxation within the United States Congress working extensively on the Clinton health care proposal. Prior to the Joint Committee, Patricia was an associate at Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro (now Pillsbury Winthrop).Array
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Under the Affordable Care Act, employers subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act must provide a “Notice of Coverage Options” to each employee. The purpose of this Notice is to inform employees that they may obtain health insurance through their states’ Health Insurance Marketplace. For current employees, the Notice must be distributed before October 1, 2013. For new employees, the Notice must be given within 14 days after work begins. READ MORE