HHS CLARIFIES PPACA’S COST-SHARING LIMITS

  For plan years beginning in 2014 or later, PPACA requires that non-grandfathered group health plans impose annual out-of-pocket maximums with respect to "self-only" coverage and family coverage, and the maximums cannot exceed certain dollar amounts. Generally, [...]

2018-10-30T19:36:27+00:00 July 2015|

JANUARY 2015: HEALTH CARE REFORM (“PPACA”) LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS 2014 YEAR END UPDATE

  1. Non-grandfathered plans must provide certain preventive care benefits without cost-sharing.All of the USPSTF's recommendation statements are available at http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/‌‌Page/Name/uspstf-a-and-b-recommendations/.  Plans must comply with new and revised recommendations starting with the first plan year that begins one or [...]

2018-11-29T20:16:24+00:00 January 2015|

UPDATED GUIDANCE ON PREVENTIVE CARE REQUIREMENTS

  UPDATED GUIDANCE ON PREVENTIVE CARE REQUIREMENTS The United States Preventive Services Task Force ("USPSTF") has revised several of its recommendations concerning preventive care services that must be covered by non-grandfathered group health plans subject to PPACA's [...]

2018-11-30T23:00:16+00:00 August 2014|

UPDATE ON HIPAA ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS

  HPIDs Generally Required by November 5, 2014 A health plan identifier ("HPID") is a numeric code that will be used to identify a health planFor purposes of the HIPAA electronic transaction rules, "health plan" is broadly [...]

2018-05-29T01:20:04+00:00 June 2014|