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Hall Benefits Law | USA | 27 Dec 2018

Understanding the Revised Employer Definition for MEPs and MEWAs

Multiple employer plans (MEPs) and multiple employer welfare arrangements (“MEWAs”) allow workers greater access to retirement programs. However, the

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 6 Sep 2011

Departments issue proposed rule on summary of benefits and uniform glossary

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).

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 28 Jul 2011

New guidance under the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program provides welcome flexibility

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued additional guidance on how a plan sponsor can demonstrate that it is not using reimbursements received under the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program as general revenue by maintaining the level of its contributions to the plan.

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Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP | USA | 20 Apr 2011

Early Retiree Reinsurance Program closes

The government will no longer be accepting applications for the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) after May 5, 2011.

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Epstein Becker Green | USA | 15 Mar 2011

Early retiree reinsurance program benefits are limited to medicare-eligible services: watch out for compliance with additional government issuances

The Affordable Care Act ("ACA") provides $5 billion in financial assistance to employers, unions, and state and local governments to help them maintain health insurance coverage for early retirees age 55 and older who are not yet eligible for Medicare.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 26 Oct 2010

Early Retiree Reinsurance Program: are you getting your slice of the $5 billion pie?

Recently, Congress threw a $5 billion financial lifeline to employers, unions and state and local governments struggling with the astronomical cost of providing health insurance coverage to "early retirees" through the creation of the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP).

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 16 Sep 2010

Reminder of model employer CHIP notice and disclosure obligations for plan sponsors

On February 4, 2009, the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 ("CHIPRA") was signed into law.

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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | USA | 20 Jul 2010

Temporary reinsurance reimbursement program for early retirees

As discussed in our prior Alert, PPACA includes a temporary reimbursement program to reimburse employment-based plans for a portion of the cost involved in providing certain coverage to early retirees and their spouses, surviving spouses and dependents (the "Program").

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Mayer Brown | USA | 22 Jun 2010

The Early Retiree Reinsurance Program: first come, first served ... until the money runs out

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act(Act), signed into law on March 23, 2010, created the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) to provide $5 billion in financial assistance to employer health plans that offer coverage to early retirees.

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Baker & Hostetler LLP | USA | 11 Jun 2010

Questions and answers regarding the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program

The Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (the "Program") was established by Congress through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Affordable Care Act").

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