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By Employee Benefits Corporation News on 4/4/2014 8:18 AM
On April 1, 2014, President Obama signed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (ACT) into law. Although the majority of the Act is to reduce the cuts to Medicare reimbursements, the Act also eliminates the deductible limits that went into effect in 2014 and is retroactive to when the Affordable Care Act was enacted in March 2010.
By Employee Benefits Corporation News on 3/28/2014 1:42 PM
The passing of the "Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014" through the House of Representatives on Thursday brought lawmakers one step closer to reforming certain provisions in the Affordable Care Act.
By Employee Benefits Corporation News on 2/26/2014 3:47 PM
The maximum 90-day waiting period final rule was jointly released by the regulators on February 20, 2014. The maximum 90-day waiting period applies to self-insured and insured group medical plans, health reimbursement arrangements and some health FSAs.
By Employee Benefits Corporation News on 2/11/2014 9:38 AM
This second delay to the mandate, announced Feb. 10, 2014, lets employers with 50 to 99 full-time equivalent employees wait until Jan. 1, 2016, to fully comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) group coverage mandate, Internal Revenue Code Section 4980H, also known as "Play or Pay."
By Employee Benefits Corporation News on 12/18/2013 10:21 AM
The deadline for enrolling in health insurance coverage that begins on January 1, 2014 is December 23, 2013; a full eight days later than the previous deadline of December 15, 2013. It’s also just eight days until your first premium payment will likely be due on December 31, 2013.

Correction: Not long after the publication of this news story, the America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) board elected to delay the first month's premium payment deadline to January 10, 2014 to help provide additional piece of mind to consumers. Be sure to check with the plan you have selected for more details about your specific coverage policy. And click through to for more information and to read the full story.

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