On September 8, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Published a proposed rule titled “Nondiscrimination in Health Programs
On May 26, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") released a proposed rule ("Proposed Rule") containing the first proposed
On April 10, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") published in the Federal Register a proposed rule ("Proposed Rule")
On March 12, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") released its final rule ("Final Rule") implementing the new Affordable Health Insurance Exchanges ("Exchanges") authorized under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA").
On December 16, 2011 the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a "bulletin" to "provide information and solicit comments on the regulatory approach that the Department of Health and Human Services plans to propose to define essential health benefits under section 1302 of the Affordable Care Act".
This client alert updates and replaces the Implementing Health and Insurance Reform alert issued on August 19, 2011, titled "HHS Publishes Health Insurance Premium Rate Review Final Rule Effective September 1st and List of States with Effective Rate Review Programs.".
On May 23, 2011, the Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published its Final Rule implementing Section 2794 of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA).
On June 16, 2011, the Office of Personnel Management ("OPM") released a Request for Information ("RFI") regarding the requirements of Section 1334 of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") for OPM to contract with health insurers to offer multi-state qualified health plans ("MSQHPs") to the individual and small-group markets.
On April 15, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") released a survey report that is being used to satisfy a requirement in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA") that the Secretary of Labor "conduct a survey of employer-sponsored coverage" as a condition precedent to the development of the "essential health benefits package" by the Secretary of Health and Human Services ("HHS").
On April 14, 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") announced several initiatives that will offer states more flexibility to adopt innovative new practices in order to provide better and more coordinated care for Medicare and Medicaid enrollees who are dually eligible under both of these programs.