14.12.2022 09.06 CST
New DOL guidance seeks to clarify relationship between ESG factors and ERISA fiduciary requirements.
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued new final regulations that attempt (once again) to clarify how plan fiduciaries can consider the use of environmental, social and governance factors (“ESG”) in making plan investment decisions. The goal of these new final regulations was to walk back regulations, finalized during the waning days of the Trump administration in December 2020, that placed obstacles in the way of fiduciaries considering the use of ESG factors.
04.11.2017 12.57 CDT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has issued new proposed regulations regarding the operation of health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). These proposed regulations will provide increased authority to states and insurance companies.
The (Ongoing) Saga of ACA: New Proposed Regulations
Proposed regulations will transfer control over key decisions from the federal government to individual states and insurance companies.
Proposed regulations will transfer control over key decisions from the federal government to individual states and insurance companies. The proposed regulations do not, directly, make significant changes to the health insurance coverages offered under ACA. However, they set the stage for such changes to occur in coming years.