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HIPAA Certificates Still Necessary?

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Last March, the regulators proposed a rule to eliminate the requirement to issue a HIPAA certificate of creditable coverage to individuals who lose coverage under an employer’s non-excepted group health plan (e.g., major medical plans, HRAs, some health FSAs), effective January 1, 2015.
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Categories: Health Care Reform, Benefits in General, Compliance | Tags: HIPAA

Maximum 90-Day Waiting Period Rules Finalized

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The maximum 90-day waiting period final rule was jointly released by the regulators on February 20, 2014.
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Categories: Health Care Reform, Benefits in General, Compliance | Tags: 90-Day Waiting Period
Our recent article explained the Play-or-Pay phase-in of the Employer Shared Responsibility mandate for large employers - those with 50 or more full time equivalent employees.
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On February 10, 2014, the Treasury Department and IRS issued final regulations and a fact sheet implementing the employer shared responsibility provisions under health care reform.
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