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COVID-19 Carrier and Industry Resources

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We are living in unprecedented times. We anticipate prolonged social … FULL STORY

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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies

On Jan 31, 2020, CMS issued a new one year extension of its transitional policy for non-grandfathered small group plans … FULL STORY

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TDI Implements Laws Protecting Texans from Surprise Billing and Freestanding ERs

In 2019, the Texas legislature passed four bills intended to protect Texas patients from surprise billing from out-of-network providers and … FULL STORY

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Signed Budget Deal Repeals ACA Taxes and Extends PCORI Fee

President Trump signed a budget spending deal that includes many items related to health care.

It repeals three significant taxes included … FULL STORY

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Employer Reporting Requirements under the ACA

Update 12/2/2019: The IRS extended the deadline for providing the statements to employees/individuals in 2020. No extension for the IRS … FULL STORY

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Cigna: Administration Releases New Guidance on HRAs and Section 1332 Waivers

Earlier this week, federal agencies released a proposed rule for Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and updated guidance for Section 1332 … FULL STORY

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DOL Issues Final Guidance on Association Health Plans

On Thu, Jun 21, the Department of Labor published a final rule to expand the availability of Association Health Plans … FULL STORY

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Cigna: Final 2019 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters

On April 9, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued final regulations and related guidance on Affordable … FULL STORY

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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies through 2019

On Apr 9, 2018, CMS issued a new one year extension of its transitional policy for non-grandfathered plans that are … FULL STORY

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New Proposed Rule for Short Term Limited Duration Insurance

On Tuesday the 20th of February 2018, the Trump Administration released new proposed rules for Short Term Limited Duration Insurance … FULL STORY

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