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Final rules: essential health benefits, cost-sharing, and actuarial value

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

Beginning in 2014, non-grandfathered individual health insurance policies and policies issued to small employers must provide "essential health

Proposed regulations issued for excepted benefits

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The Departments of the Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services recently issued proposed regulations that generally expand the definition of

Departments issue wellness program final regulations

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2013

The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury issued final wellness program regulations. These final rules are applicable to

Failure to notify participant that coverage is out of network may be a fiduciary breach

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in an en banc decision, held that the husband of a deceased plan participant may continue with his

IRS issues final regulations regarding Affordable Care Act’s premium tax credit

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2012

On May 18, 2012, the IRS issued final regulations relating to the health insurance premium tax credit enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act

Employer not penalized for failing to provide timely COBRA notice

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa held that a family, mistakenly receiving almost a year's worth of free employer coverage

Same-sex domestic partner policy does not discriminate against opposite-sex couples

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2011

Reversing a decision by the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, a New York appeals court recently held that a policy adopted by a local Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to offer health care to same-sex domestic partners did not unlawfully discriminate against opposite-sex domestic partners

Legal challenges to health care reform continue to work through the courts

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2011

In late January, a district court in Florida ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is unconstitutional

Summary of benefits and coverage: final rules issued

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2012

Group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group health insurance coverage are required to provide a written summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) for each benefit package that is offered

Agencies issue amendments to the PPACA claims and appeals processes

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2011

The Treasury, DOL, and the Department of Health and Human Services jointly issued amendments to the interim final rules governing the internal claims and appeals and the external review processes required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA