Interim Final Rules on Claims and Appeals

The agencies have released interim final rules on the Affordable Care Act’s internal claims and external appeals rules.

Document Excerpt

This document contains interim final regulations implementing the requirements regarding internal claims and appeals and external review processes for group health plans and health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The regulations will generally affect health insurance issuers; group health plans; and participants, beneficiaries, and enrollees in health insurance coverage and in group health plans. The regulations provide plans and issuers with guidance necessary to comply with the law.

Link http://webapps.dol.gov/FederalRegister/HtmlDisplay.aspx?DocId=24056&AgencyId=8&DocumentType=2

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