Data security breaches affecting large segments of the U.S. population continue to dominate the news. Over the past few years, there has been considerable confusion among employers with group health plans regarding the...more
Recent guidance clarifies the exchange notice requirement and the 90-day waiting period limitation under the Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services, and the Treasury (the...more
An important deadline is looming under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for employers that sponsor certain self-insured group health plans and issuers of certain health insurance policies. Under the ACA, employers and insurers...more
As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released final regulations regarding the transitional reinsurance program fee effective in CY 2014. ...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Essential Health Benefits Final Rule and actuarial value regulations offer few surprises and much needed certainty to enable group health plans and health insurance...more
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) audits already evaluate a company’s compliance on a spectrum of laws, statutes and regulations. However, the DOL has updated and revamped its audit letter to now also capture compliance...more
As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released proposed regulations regarding the estimated amount of annual contributions that are...more