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Issue 91: Agencies Issue Guidance on Wraparound Coverage and Supplemental Insurance Products as Excepted Benefits

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

This is the ninety-first issue in our series of alerts for employers on selected topics in health care reform. This series of Health Care Reform Management Alerts is designed to provide an in-depth analysis of certain aspects...more

New Regulations Permit Employers to Offer Limited Wraparound Health Coverage as Excepted Benefit - McGuireWoods Healthcare Reform...

by McGuireWoods LLP on

This is the 48th in a series of WorkCite articles concerning the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its companion statute, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (referred to collectively as the...more

Obama Administration Finalizes Health Insurance Wraparound Coverage Rule

by Reed Smith on

The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury published a final rule on March 18, 2015 that amends the definition of excepted benefits to allow group health plan sponsors, in limited circumstances, to...more

Agencies Green Light Pilot Program to Allow Limited Wrap-Around Coverage for Health Insurance Policies Purchased on an Exchange

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

Under proposed rules recently issued by the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and HHS, employers may participate in a pilot program where they offer certain wraparound coverage as an “excepted benefit” to part-time employees,...more

Proposed Exemption of Limited Wraparound Coverage from Health Insurance Market Standards

by Epstein Becker & Green on

On December 19, 2014, various federal agencies issued proposed regulations (“Proposed Regulations”) to amend the definition of “excepted benefits” to include certain limited wraparound health insurance coverage. “Excepted...more

Mind the Details: Make Sure your WRAP Coverage is Done Right

by Nossaman LLP on

A client recently asked for advice about insuring their development project with a wrap insurance policy. As we talked through the pros and cons, I was reminded of the intricacies of wrap insurance products. Undoubtedly,...more

Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury Issue Proposed Regulations Governing “Excepted Benefits”

A handful of recent guidance items that the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury have issued make some important changes related to the regulation of “excepted benefits.” These changes are driven in...more

Proposed Regulations Expand the Definition of Excepted Benefits

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Recently issued proposed regulations would expand the categories of excepted benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Internal Revenue Code (the Code) and the Public Health Service Act. ...more

Proposed Rules Expand Exceptions from Healthcare Reform

by Winstead PC on

On December 24, 2013, the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (collectively, the “Departments”) jointly issued proposed rules that would expand the scope of arrangements that would constitute...more

Departments Release Guidance on Dental and Vision Plans, EAPs, and "Wraparound" Coverage

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

On December 20, 2013, the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (collectively, the Departments) jointly issued proposed rules (Proposed Regulations) that would amend the regulations regarding excepted...more

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