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DOL extends notification deadline for purchase of medical benefits on health insurance exchanges

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) pushed back the deadline for employers to notify their workers that they can purchase medical benefits on health

New October 15 deadline for Medicare Part D creditable non-creditable coverage notices

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2011

Group health plans that offer prescription drug coverage are required to issue a notice of creditable or non-creditable coverage to Medicare-eligible participants and beneficiaries each year prior to the annual Medicare Part D open enrollment period

Proposed ACA regulations on transitional reinsurance program premiums and potential effects for employer-sponsored group health plans

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2012

As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released proposed regulations regarding the estimated amount of annual contributions that are required to be paid to HHS from employer-sponsored group health plans to finance state transitional reinsurance programs

Early retiree reinsurance program

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2010

Employers providing health coverage to early retirees should be aware of the new retiree reinsurance program under Health Care Reform that goes into effect June 1, 2010

What employers need to know for 2012 and 2013 under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2012

With the end of 2012 quickly approaching, and for 2013 planning purposes, this newsletter provides a high-level list of the important changes to be aware of under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the effective date of those required changes

New FAQs released regarding implementation of the Affordable Care Act and mental health parity

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2014

Recent guidance clarifies important issues under the Affordable Care Act, including mental health parity requirements; coverage of preventive care

DOL audit letters requesting proof of compliance with health care reform requirements

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) audits already evaluate a company's compliance on a spectrum of laws, statutes and regulations. However, the DOL

Proposed regulations addressing multi-state plans

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2012

As part of the regulations under the Patient Protection and Affordable Act (PPACA), the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) proposed a requirement that OPM contract with private health insurance companies to ensure that at least two multi-state plans are offered in each state’s Affordable Insurance Exchange

New HIPAA regulations affect business associates and subcontractors

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2013

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act omnibus regulations recently released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Medical Loss Ratio refunds

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2012

If you are an employer that sponsors a fully insured medical plan option for your employees, and you had that fully insured medical plan option in place for the 2011 calendar year, you may be eligible for a Medical Loss Ratio rebate