On August 1, 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued new Guidelines on Women’s Preventive Health (the “Guidelines”).
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)
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued Technical Release 2011-01, extending the non-enforcement period relating to certain interim procedures for internal claims and appeals under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
This Q&A focuses on new joint interim final regulations from the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services.
The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA) was enacted into law on October 3, 2008, as part of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.
Group health plans and health insurance issuers (other than "grandfathered health plans") must begin complying with new internal claims and appeals and external review procedures for plan years commencing on or after September 23, 2010.
On June 17, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, and Department of Health and Human Services released interim final regulations (the "Regulations") in an attempt to resolve ambiguity regarding the changes that affect a plan's grandfathered status.
Yesterday we looked at two changes that the HCRA brings for health plans in 2010.