Letter to Federally-Facilitated and State Partnership Exchanges

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services releases a letter to issuers on Federally-facilitated and State Partnership Exchanges setting forth some of the most detailed information to date as to how they will function. Document Excerpt  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing this draft Letter to Issuers on Federally-facilitated and State […]

Fact Sheet on Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters

HHS releases a Fact Sheet on its rule regarding notice of benefit and payment parameters. Document Excerpt The HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters is a final rule released today.  It expands upon the standards set forth in earlier rules and provides further information on the permanent risk adjustment, transitional reinsurance and temporary risk […]

ACA & HIPAA Self-Compliance Checklists

The DOL publishes a self-compliance tool that may be useful to employers in determining whether a group health plan is in compliance with the Affordable Care Act and HIPAA. Document Excerpt Link http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/healthlawschecksheets.html

Final Regulations on Multi-State Plan Program

Office of Personnel Management issues final regulations on the establishment of the Multi-State Plan Program under the Affordable Care Act. Document Excerpt Link https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/03/11/2013-04954/establishment-of-the-multi-state-plan-program-for-the-affordable-insurance-exchanges-patient

Final MEWA Regulations Fact Sheet

Simultaneously with issuing the final regulations, the DOL also issues a Fact Sheet on the final regulations governing MEWAs as amended by the Affordable Care Act. Document Excerpt Under the Affordable Care Act, the Department of Labor (the Department) today published final rules relating to reporting requirements for multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWAs) and entities […]

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