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King & Spalding LLP | USA | 28 Sep 2011
Recent changes to PPACA’s internal claims and appeals rules necessitate plan sponsor action
Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Labor and the Treasury Department (the “Agencies”) issued amendments to the interim final regulations implementing, among other things, the requirements regarding internal claims and appeals processes for group health plans and issuers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (the “Interim Final Regulations”).
Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 7 Jul 2011
Amendments to claims & appeals regulation
This is the twenty-first issue in our series of alerts for employers on selected topics in health care reform.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC | USA | 20 May 2011
FAQ about Affordable Care Act implementation Part IV
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the DOL, and the Department of the Treasury (the Departments) continue to release additional guidance regarding the implementation of the market reform provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in the form of new questions and answers to help people understand the new law.
Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP | USA | 16 Nov 2010
Breaking news on health care reform Grandfather Rules: now changes in insurance policies and carriers are permissible
As mentioned in a previous Client Alert, in June 2010, the Department of the Treasury, Department of Labor, and Department of Health and Human Services (the "Agencies") jointly issued interim final rules addressing how health plans can retain "grandfathered" status under the Health Care Reform Legislation (the "Grandfather Rules").
Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 29 Apr 2010
Health care coverage for adult children
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), as modified by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA) (collectively the “Act”) requires group health plans and health insurance issuers that provide dependent health coverage to continue such coverage for adult children until their attainment of age 26, regardless of whether a child is married or is a student.