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Health care reform: grandfathered health plan regulations

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2010

Employers should review their current benefit plan offerings to determine whether the benefits of maintaining grandfathered health plan coverage outweigh the restrictions on plan design and cost-sharing changes imposed by these Interim Final Rules

U.S. Department of Labor releases new guidance further delaying enforcement for health care reform appeals rules

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2011

The U.S. Department of Labor has released new guidance further delaying enforcement of certain Health Care Reform claims, appeals and external review requirements

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

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

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

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

Additional Affordable Care Act guidance clarifies exchange notices and 90-day waiting period

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2013

Recent guidance clarifies the exchange notice requirement and the 90-day waiting period limitation under the Affordable Care Act. The U.S