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Health Care: Coverage Requirements
 

    

Think Strategically About Benefits Post-Reform

Final Rule Limits Health Care Enrollment Wait to 90 Days

For Midsize Firms, Employer Mandate Delayed Until 2016

Post-ACA Workforce Management

Waiting-Period Restrictions Begin in 2014

Some Employers Need to Start ACA Measurement Periods

Out-of-Pocket Cap May Exclude Stand-Alone Drug Plans

Employer Mandate Delayed

Proposed Rule Clarifies Minimum Value Determinations

Proposed Rule on 90-Day Waiting Period Limit

SHRM Calls for Flexibility in Applying Employer Mandate

Newly Eligible May Forgo Health Benefits in 2014

Making the ‘Play or Pay’ Decision

Proposed Rule Clarifies Employer Mandate

Proposed Rules Issued on Guaranteed Coverage, Essential Benefits and Wellness Incentives

Part-Time Benefits: A Moving Target

Reform Impacts Departing Executives' Health Care Subsidies

For 2013, All Plans Must Cover Women’s Preventive Services

HHS: Health Plans Can't Discriminate Against Transgender People

Guidance on Full-Time Employees, 90-Day Waiting Period Limit

Medical Loss Ratio Rebates: Who Gets the Cash?

HHS Clarifies Temporary Safe Harbor from Contraceptive Coverage

Challenges for Industries Reliant on Part-Timers

For 2013, New Medicare Taxes on High Earners

CMS Issues Guidance on Medical Loss Ratio Requirement

Employers Expected to Receive Millions in Health Insurance Rebates

Guidance Issued on Determining Health Plans’ Minimum Value

Proposed Rule on Comparative Effectiveness Research Fees Issued

HHS Issues FAQ Guidance on Essential Health Benefits

White House 'Accommodation' Retains No-Cost Contraception

HHS Reaffirms Contraceptive Mandate

Big Changes Expected in Hospital Reimbursement in Reform's Wake

HHS to Give States More Flexibility to Set 'Essential Health Benefits

HHS Issues Rules on Medical Loss Ratio Requirement

DOL Targets Fraudulent Multiple-Employer Health Plans

IRS Seek Comments on 'Affordable Care' Safe Harbor

Fee for Comparative Effectiveness Research Takes Effect in 2012

HHS Provides Temporary Relief from Annual Limit Restrictions for Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Health Care Auto Enrollment Expected to Present Challenges

Agencies Issue Proposed Rules on State Exchanges, Premium Subsidies

New Health Plans Required to Cover Birth Control with No Cost-Sharing

SHRM Offers Input on Implementation of Health Care Law

Plan Amendments Must Be in Place for 2011 PPACA Changes

HHS Reducing Premiums in Federal Pre-Existing Condition Plan

Treasury, IRS Seek Public Input on Defining 'Full-Time Employee'

Budget Deal Eliminates Employer-Paid Vouchers

Compliance Deadlines, Uncertainties Loom on Health Care Reform Act’s Anniversary

Coverage of Adult Children Might Have State Tax Consequences

Obama Backs Earlier State Opt-Out for Some Reform Mandates

What HR Professionals Need to Know in 2011

Medical Loss Ratio: No Rebate Check Just Yet 

Medical Loss Ratio: An Impetus for Insurers to Offer 'Valuable' Plans

Proposed Rule to Scrutiny 'Unreasonable' Premium Hikes

Departments Issue New FAQs on Affordable Care Act

IRS Delays Enforcement of Nondiscrimination Rules for Insured Health Plans

Medical Loss Ratios Rules Could Boost Self-Insuring

HHS Issues Medical Loss Ratio Interim Final Rule

Standoff Expected from 112th Congress over Health Care Reform

Individual Health Care Mandate Ruled Unconstitutional

Despite Exemptions, Coverage Requirements Still Impede Access to Limited Medical Plans

Constitutional Challenges to Health Care Law Survive

Federal Judge Upholds Health Insurance Mandate

Waivers of Annual Limits Requirements Defended

Key Health Reform Provisions Take Effect for New and Renewing Plan Years

Health Reform Impacts Employment and Severance Agreements

SHRM Comments on Dollar Limits and Rescissions

Big Changes Ahead for Limited Medical Plans

Ambiguity on Preventive Care Regulations Threatens to Increase Costs, Group Contends

Reform Predicted to Drive Increase in Health Care Consumption

Medicare Tax on High Earners Poses Planning Challenges

Health Care Reform’s No-Rescission Rule and COBRA—Do They Conflict?

HHS Announces Proposed HIPAA Rule

Health Care Reform Insurance Web Portal Interim Final Rule Clarified 

Some Executive Health Care Benefits Might Become Obsolete

Now It’s Employers’ Turn

Eliminating Coverage Barriers 

HR Assumes Important Health Care Role 

What Health Care Reform Means for COBRA Compliance 

Labor Issues Impacted by Health Care Reform 

Reform Law Adds Protections for Whistle-Blowers

Standards and Protocols for Electronic Enrollment and Eligibility Notification/Verification

Coordinate Compliance Among Health Care Reform and Other Laws

Health Care Reform: Cutting Through the Confusion

Reform Creates Opportunities, Uncertainties for Consumer-Directed Plans

Auto Enroll for Large Employees to Kick In

Law Calls for Temporary National High-Risk Pool

15 State AGs Sue to Block Health Care Reform Law

Exchanges Will Alter Competition and Choice

Does the Health Reform Law Really Create an Employer Mandate?

Health Care Reform Will Have Profound Effect on HR

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