New rules issued by the Trump administration, including both interim final and temporary regulations effective October 6, 2017, significantly expand
On Friday October 6, 2017, the Trump administration released two interim final rules expanding the exemptions allowed under the Patient Protection
This is the sixth article in a series on the 21st Century Cures Act (the “Cures Act”), which was signed into law on December 13, 2016. We will
Recently issued Affordable Care Act guidance clarifies the prohibition on waiting periods in excess of 90 days and eliminates the requirement to
The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury have issued new rules under the Affordable Care Act. Two proposed rules
Group health plan sponsors and health insurance issuers should take note (if they have not already taken action) that the deadline to provide the summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) as required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is fast approaching.
Beginning in 2011, the annual election period (AEP) for Medicare Part D will open one month earlier it will now run from October 15 to December 7.
On August 22, 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services along with the Departments of Labor and Treasury published a proposed rule setting forth the requirements of the Summary of Benefits and Coverage disclosure that health insurers and group health plans must provide to consumers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services have issued proposed rules addressing the form and content of the summary of benefits and uniform glossary requirements of Section 2715 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Act) directs the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury (collectively, the Departments) to develop, in consultation with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), standards for use by group health plans and health insurance issuers for providing summaries of benefits and coverage (SBC) to insureds, plan participants, and beneficiaries.