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HHS issues ACA benefit, payment parameter rules for 2014

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2013

HHS published a final rule on March 11, 2013 to establish additional regulatory requirements regarding ACA health insurance provisions that go into

IRS regulations implement insurer fee to fund PCORI trust fund

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2012

On December 6, 2012, the IRS published final regulations implementing fees on issuers of certain health insurance policies and plan sponsors of certain

Genetic non-discrimination rules published

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2009

On October 7, 2009, CMS published an interim final rule with comment period implementing sections certain provisions of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) that prohibit discrimination based on genetic information in health insurance coverage and group health plans

New law increases Medicare physician rates through Nov. 2010, clarifies hospital outpatient "3-day payment window" policy

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2010

On June 25, 2010, President Obama signed into law HR 3962, the "Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act of 2010."

HHS launches Early Retiree Reinsurance Program

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2010

On June 29, 2010, the HHS Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (OCIIO) announced that it is now accepting applications for the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (EERP), a $5 billion program established by the Affordable Care Act

Final rule on grandfathered health plans under the ACA

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2010

Under the ACA, certain group health plans and health insurance coverage existing as of March 23, 2010 (the date of enactment of the ACA), are considered "grandfathered" and excused from complying with some of the ACA's health care improvement and market reform provisions

PPACA Early Retiree Reinsurance Program

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2010

On May 5, 2010, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published an interim final rule with comment period on the PPACA's Early Retiree Reinsurance Program, which will reimburse participating employment-based plans for a portion of the cost of health benefits for early retirees and their spouses, surviving spouses, and dependents

IRS issues ACA employer "shared responsibility" guidance; delays compliance deadlines for certain employers

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2014

On February 12, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published final regulations modifying the timeline under which certain employers will be

Payment error rate measurement for Medicaid and CHIP

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2010

On August 10, 2010, CMS published a final rule designed to reduce the rate of errors in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP

DOL guidance on ACA internal claims and appeals procedures, FAQs

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued Technical Release No. 2010-02, "Interim Procedures for Internal Claims and Appeals under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act," which sets forth an enforcement grace period until July 1, 2011 for compliance with certain new ACA provisions regarding internal claims and appeals