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07/02/2013

Final Regulations Issued on Contraceptive Coverage, Religious Organizations

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury recently released final regulations on the exemption from providing coverage for contraceptive and certain other preventive services that is available to certain religious organizations. The final regulations apply to plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2014. The final rules adopt most of the … Continue Reading »
02/26/2013

Agencies Issue New FAQs on Affordable Care Act Issues

The U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury have collectively issued a new series of frequently asked questions and answers primarily directed toward preventive care issues. The new FAQs address a range of specific issues relating to the requirement that health plans (other than grandfathered plans) make coverage for preventive care available without … Continue Reading »
02/05/2013

Expanded Contraception Coverage Exemption for Religious Organizations Proposed by HHS and IRS

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Treasury have released proposed regulations, a fact sheet, and a press release on the Affordable Care Act contraceptives coverage under Women’s Preventive Health Services and the exemption for religious organizations. This proposal, issued on January 30, 2013, attempts to accommodate religious employers’ objections to all or some … Continue Reading »
07/19/2010

New Regulations Address Preventive Services under Health Care Reform

The U.S. Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services have jointly released regulations that address the preventive health care requirements established by the recent health care reform legislation. The regulations apply to plan years beginning on and after September 23, 2010. For calendar year plans, the rules take effect January 1, 2011. The … Continue Reading »
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