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A benefits primer on the economic stimulus package COBRA, Transit and HIPAA

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ('ARRA') was signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009

Medicare reporting applies to uninsured liability claims employers may be required to register

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2009

The Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 ("MMSEA") implements new mandatory reporting requirements (referred to as "Section 111 Reporting") to allow Medicare to identify medical claims where another entity, not Medicare, is responsible for payment pursuant to the Medicare Secondary Payor rules

HHS GINA proposed regulations HIPAA-covered entities impacted

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2009

Section 105 of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008 ("GINA") provides that a group health plan or health insurer may not use or disclose genetic information for purposes of underwriting

Affordable Care Act patient bill of rights guidance application to non-grandfathered and grandfathered plans

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2010

On June 22, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services (the Departments) issued another round of guidance implementing the Affordable Care Act group health plan provisions

Preventive care rules under the Affordable Care Act

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2010

On July 14, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services (the Departments) issued another round of guidance implementing the Affordable Care Act group health plan provisions

Internal appeals and external review processes under the Affordable Care Act

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2010

On July 22, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services (the "Departments") issued another round of guidance implementing the Affordable Care Act group health plan provisions

GINA interim final regulations wellness and disease management programs impacted

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2009

Title I of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act of 2008 ("GINA") generally prohibits group health plans, health insurance issuers in the group and individual markets and issuers of Medicare supplemental policies from using genetic information to discriminate and from collecting genetic information

Number two and counting - Congress extends and expands the COBRA subsidy program

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2010

At the beginning of this year, employers, insurers and COBRA administrators revised their procedures and notices to incorporate the extension of the COBRA subsidy added by the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010

Health care reform availability of coverage for adult children

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2010

On May 13, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services (the Departments) issued interim final rules (the Rules) to implement Section 2714 of the Public Health Services Act regarding the mandated expansion of eligibility for adult dependent children

Reimbursing OTC drugs and applying for mini-med waivers

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2010

On September 3, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (OCIIO) independently announced the release of additional Affordable Care Act guidance