U.S. SUPREME COURT SUBROGATION RULING

  Montanile v. Board of Trustees of Nat. Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan A copy of the decision is available at: http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/15pdf/14-723_1bn2.pdf. Many ERISA health plans will advance payment of a participant's accident-related medical expenses so long as [...]

2018-05-17T00:39:22+00:00 February 2016|

FINAL EXCEPTED BENEFITS REGULATIONS ISSUED

  On October 1, 2014, the IRS, DOL and HHS (the "Departments") issued final regulations on "excepted benefits," which are generally exempt from HIPAA's portability rules and Health Care Reform's benefit mandates.79 FR 59130. These regulations were [...]

2018-10-30T21:59:10+00:00 April 2015|

NOVEMBER 2013 – FINAL REGULATIONS UNDER MHPAEA

  In November 2013, the IRS, DOL, and HHS (the "agencies") jointly issued final regulations implementing the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 ("MHPAEA"), and a related set of FAQs. Generally, MHPAEA prohibits group [...]

2018-05-30T18:15:49+00:00 November 2013|