HHS, DOL, and IRS jointly issued proposed rules requiring group health plans, including grandfathered plans, to provide their members with two new forms beginning on March 23, 2012. This ruling is currently open for public comment for a period of 60 days.
Archive for August, 2011
HHS issued two rules on August 1st addressing the preventive care requirements in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The first is a proposed rule, which would require new health insurance plans to cover women’s preventive services without charging a co-payment, co-insurance or deductibles for plan years starting on or after August 1, 2012. The requirement will not apply to grandfathered plans that were in effect before the law was enacted on March 23, 2010.