Proposed Summary Of Benefits and Coverage Regulations

The Departments release proposed regulations reflecting changes to the rules governing the Summary of Benefits and Coverage.

Document Excerpt

This document contains proposed regulations regarding the summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) and the uniform glossary for group health plans and health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It proposes changes to the regulations that implement the disclosure requirements under section 2715 of the Public Health Service Act to help plans and individuals better understand their health coverage, as well as to gain a better understanding of other coverage options for comparison. It proposes changes to documents required for compliance with section 2715 of the Public Health Service Act, including a template for the SBC, instructions, sample language, a guide for coverage example calculations, and the uniform glossary.

 

 

Link

http://webapps.dol.gov/FederalRegister/HtmlDisplay.aspx?DocId=28023&AgencyId=8&DocumentType=1

 

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