Maximum 90-Day Waiting Period


Purpose:

To provide group health plan coverage to employees no later than 90-days after becoming eligible


Intent:

To make health plan coverage available to more individuals


Related Provision:

Play-or-Pay Penalty


Health Plans Affected by this Provision:


Year Effective: Fall, 2013 and subsequent years
Medical Plan: Yes
Dental/Vision Plan: No, if stand-alone benefit excepted from HIPAA’s portability provisions
HRA: Yes, if stand-alone benefit excepted from HIPAA’s portability provisions
Health Care FSA: No, unless the FSA is a non-excepted benefit

Document Downloads:


Document Title Last Updated
Maximum 90-Day Waiting Period Flyer  
IRS Notice 2012-59  
Technical Release 2012-01  
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