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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


MEWA held to be not fully insured under ERISA
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2011

When unrelated employers join together in an association or other group to purchase or arrange for health insurance, the association is defined as a "multiple employer welfare arrangement" or "MEWA" under the law


New guidance regarding the age-26 dependent coverage mandate
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2010

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, group health plans that extend coverage to dependent children must continue to make such coverage available until age 26


Agencies issue regulations regarding 90-day waiting period for group health plans
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury issued proposed regulations regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable


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


Guidance on HRAs and other employer payment plans
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

Under ACA for 2014. The Treasury and Department of Labor recently published guidance on the application of the Affordable Care Act Market Reforms on


Religious employers and the Women’s Contraceptive Mandate
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

This past July, the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury released final regulations regarding health plan coverage


Women’s preventive services and for-profit employers
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2013

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires non-grandfathered group health plans to cover certain preventive health services without cost-sharing. For


Modification of “use-or-lose” rule for health FSAs
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2013

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Notice 2013-71 modifies the "use-it-or-lose-it" rule for health flexible spending accounts (health FSAs) set forth


Now is the time to "pay or play"
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

Now is the Time to "Play or Pay." The so-called play-or-pay mandate becomes effective January 1, 2014. For calendar year plans, 2014 open enrollment