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TopicAgencyAction TypeTitleRelevant Dates
Accountable Care Orgs.HHSFinal RuleMedicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations2011/11/02 (FR Publication)
Accountable Care Orgs.FTC/DOJPolicy StatementStatement of Anti-Enforcement Policy Regarding Accountable Care Organizations Participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program2011/10/28 (FR Publication)
Accountable Care Orgs.IRSIRS Fact Sheet2011-11 Tax-Exempt Organizations Participating in the Medical Shared Savings Program through Accountable Care Organizations2011/10/20 (Release)
Accountable Care Orgs.HHSProposed RuleMedicare Shared Savings Program; Accountable Care Organizations2011/04/07 (FR Publication)
Accountable Care Orgs.IRSNotice2011-20, Solicitation of Comments on Code provisions governing tax-exempt organizations participating in Medicare Shared Savings Program2011/03/31 (Release)
Adult ChildrenLaborFAQsYoung Adults and the Affordable Care Act: Protecting Young Adults and Eliminating Burdens on Businesses and Families2010/09 (Release)
Adult ChildrenTreasury, Labor, HHSInterim Final RuleGroup Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Relating to Dependent Coverage of Children to Age 26 Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/05/13 (Release)
Adult ChildrenIRSNoticeNotice 2010-38 Tax Treatment of Health Care Benefits Provided With Respect to Children Under Age 272010/04/22 (Release)
Annual and Lifetime LimitsCMSNoticeApplicability of the Affordable Care Act to Certain Healthcare Arrangements, Including Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs)2013/09/16 (Release)
Annual and Lifetime LimitsDOLTechnical Release2013-03 Application of Market Reform and other Provisions of the Affordable Care Act to HRAs, Health FSAs, and Certain Other Employer Healthcare Arrangements2013/09/13 (Release)
Annual and Lifetime LimitsIRSNotice2013-54 Application of Market Reform and other Provisions of the Affordable Care Act to HRAs, Health FSAs, and Certain Other Employer Healthcare Arrangements2013/09/13 (Release)
Annual and Lifetime LimitsTreasury, Labor, HHSFAQsFAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation (Part XI)2013/01/24 (Release)
Annual and Lifetime LimitsHHSGuidanceExemption for Health Reimbursement Arrangements that are Subject to PHS Act Section 27112011/08/19 (Release)
Annual and Lifetime LimitsHHSGuidanceConcluding the Annual Limit Waiver Application Process2011/06/17 (Release)
Annual and Lifetime LimitsHHSGuidanceConsumer Notices on Waivers of the Annual Limits Requirements2010/12/09 (Release)
Annual and Lifetime LimitsHHSGuidanceSale of New Business by Issuers Receiving Waivers2010/12/09 (Release)
Annual and Lifetime LimitsHHSGuidanceWaivers of the Annual Limits Requirements2010/11/05 (Release)
Annual and Lifetime LimitsHHSGuidanceProcess for Obtaining Waivers of the Annual Limits Requirements of PHS Act Section 27112010/09/03 (Release)
Annual LimitsIRS, HHSInterim Final RulesPatient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Preexisting Condition Exclusions, Lifetime and Annual Limits, Rescissions, and Patient Protections2010/06/28 (Release)
Association CoverageHHSGuidanceApplication of Individual and Group Market Requirements under Title XXVIII of the Public Health Service Act when Insurance Coverage is Sold to, or through, Associations2011/09/01 (Release)
Automatic EnrollmentIRSNoticeNotice 2012-17, FAQs From Employers regarding Automatic Enrollment, Employer Shared Responsibility and Waiting Periods2012/08/31 (Release)
Automatic EnrollmentLaborTechnical Release 2012-1Frequently Asked Questions from Employers Regarding Automatic Enrollment, Employer Shared Responsibility, and Waiting Periods2012/02/09 (Release)
Automatic EnrollmentHHSGuidanceFrequently Asked Questions from Employers Regarding Automatic Enrollment, Employer Shared Responsibility and Waiting Periods2010/10/13 (Release)
Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRPHHSInterim Final RuleEarly Retiree Reinsurance Program2010/05/05 (FR Publication)
Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP)HHSNoticeEarly Retiree Reinsurance Program Notice regarding the Date by which Plan Sponsors Must Use Funds2012/03/21 (Release)
Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP)HHSNoticeEarly Retiree Reinsurance Program Notice regarding Incurred Claims Date2011/12/13 (Release)
Employee NoticesTreasury Labor HealthProposed RuleHealth Care Continuation Coverage2014/05/07 (FR Publication)
Employee NoticesTreasury Labor HealthGuidanceFAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation (Pawrt XIX)2014/05/02
Employee NoticesTreasury Labor HealthNoticeNew model notices for both the general COBRA notice as well as the COBRA election notice2014/05/02
Employee NoticesTreasury Labor HealthNoticeNew model notice for premium assistance under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)2014/05/02
Employer Coverage MandateTreasuryFinal RegulationsShared Responsibility for Employers Regarding Health Coverage2014/02/12 (FR Publication)
Employer Coverage MandateIRSNoticeTransition Relief for 2014 Under §§ 6055 (§ 6055 Information Reporting), 6056 (§ 6056 Information Reporting) and 4980H (Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions)2013/07/10 (Release)
Employer Coverage MandateTreasuryPolicy StatementContinuing to Implement the ACA in a Careful, Thoughtful Manner2013/07/02
Employer Coverage MandateTreasuryProposed RuleMinimum Value of Eligible Employer-Sponsored Plans and Other Rules Regarding the Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit2013/05/03 (Publication)
Employer Coverage MandateIRSProposed RuleShared Responsibility for Employers Regarding Health Coverage2013/01/02 (FR Publication)
Employer Coverage MandateIRSFAQsQuestions and Answers on Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions Under the Affordable Care Act2012/12/28 (Release)
Employer Coverage MandateIRSNoticeNotice 2012-17, FAQs From Employers regarding Automatic Enrollment, Employer Shared Responsibility and Waiting Periods2012/08/31 (Release)
Employer Coverage MandateIRSNoticeNotice 2012-58, Determining Full-time Employees for Purposes of Shared Responsibility for Employees Regarding Coverage (Section 4980H)2012/08/31 (Release)
Employer Coverage MandateIRSNoticeNotice 2012-59, Guidance on 90-Day Waiting Period Limitation Under Public Service Act (Section 2708)2012/08/31 (Release)
Employer Coverage MandateHHSGuidanceWaiting Period Guidance Under Public Health Service and Section 27082012/08/31 (Release)
Employer Coverage MandateIRSNoticeNotice 2012-31 Minimum Value of an Employer Sponsored Health Plan2012/04/26 (Release)
Employer Coverage MandateIRSNoticeNotice 2011-73, Request for Comments on Health Coverage Affordability Safe Harbors for Employers (Section 4980H)2011/09/23 (Release)
Employer Coverage MandateIRSNoticeNotice 2011-36, Request for Comments on Shared Responsibility for Employers Regarding Health Coverage (Section 4980H)2011/06/09 (Release)
Employer Nondiscrimination RulesIRSNotice2011-1 ACA Nondiscrimination Provisions Applicable to Insured Group Health Plans2011/01/10 (Release)
Employer ReportingIRSNotice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearingInformation Reporting by Applicable Large Employers on Health Insurance Coverage Offered Under Employer-Sponsored Plans (Employer Mandate)2013/09/09 (FR Publication)
Employer ReportingIRSNotice2013-45 Transition Relief for 2014 Under Sections 6055 (Section 6055 Information Reporting), 6056 (Section 6056 Information Reporting) and 4980H (Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions)2013/09/05 (Release)
Employer ReportingIRSNotice2013-45 Transition Relief for 2014 Under Sections 6055 (Section 6055 Information Reporting), 6056 (Section 6056 Information Reporting) and 4980H (Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions)2013/07/29 (IRB Publication
Employer ReportingIRSNoticeNotice 2012-32 Annual Information Reporting of Health Insurance Coverage (§ 6055 reporting)2012/05/14 (Release)
Employer ReportingIRSNoticeNotice 2012-33 Annual Information Reporting of Health Insurance Coverage (§ 6056 large employer reporting)2012/05/14 (Release)
Employer ResponsibilitiesLaborGuidance and Model NoticesGuidance on the Notice to Employees of Coverage Options under Fair Labor Standards Act Section 18B and Updated Model Election Notice under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1975 2013/05/08 (Release)
EnforcementLabor, OSHAInterim Final RuleProcedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 1558 of the Affordable Care Act2013/02/27 (FR Publication)
Essential BenefitsHHSFinal RuleStandards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value, and Accrediation2013/02/25 (FR Publication)
Essential BenefitsTreasury, Labor, HealthProposed RuleStandards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value, and Accrediation2012/11/26 (FR Publication)
Essential BenefitsHHSFinal RuleData Collection to Support Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits; Recognition of Entities for the Accreditation of Qualified Health Plans2012/07/20 (FR Publication)
Essential BenefitsHHSGuidanceEssential Health Benefits: List of the Largest Three Small Group Products by State2012/07/03 (Release)
Essential BenefitsHHSProposed RuleData Collection to Support Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits; Recognition of Entities for the Accreditation of Qualified Health Plans2012/06/05 (FR Publication)
Essential BenefitsHHSGuidanceActuarial Value and Cost-Sharing Reductions Bulletin2012/02/24 (Release)
Essential BenefitsHHSGuidanceFrequently Asked Questions on the Essential Health Benefits Bulletin2012/02/17 (Release)
Essential BenefitsHHSGuidanceEssential Health Benefits: Illustrative List of the Largest Three Small Group Products by State2012/01/25 (Release)
Essential BenefitsHHSGuidanceEssential Health Benefits Bulletin2011/12/16 (Release)
Essential Health BenefitsLaborFAQsFAQs about Affordable Care Act Implementation (Part XVII) and Mental Health Parity Implementation2013/11/08 (Release)
Essential Health BenefitsTreasury, IRS, Labor, HHSFinal RulesFinal Rules under the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008; Technical Amendment to External Review for Multi-State Plan Program2013/11/08 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSGuidanceDraft HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 20142014/01/01 (Effective Date)
Exchange RequirementsHHSGuidanceDraft HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 20142014/01/01 (Effective Date)
Exchange RequirementsHHSFinal RulePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Program Integrity: Exchange, Premium Stabilization Programs, and Market Standards; Amendments to the HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 20142013/10/30 (FR Publication)
Exchange RequirementsHHSFinal RulePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Program Integrity: Exchange, SHOP, and Eligibility Appeals2013/08/30 (FR Publication)
Exchange RequirementsCMSFact SheetProgram Integrity Rule: Exchanges, SHOP, Eligibility Appeals: Safeguarding Federal Funds and Furthering Consumer Protection2013/08/28 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsIRSFinal RegulationsRegulations Pertaining to the Disclosure of Return Information To Carry Out Eligibility Requirements for Health Insurance Affordability Programs2013/08/14 (FR Publication)
Exchange RequirementsCMSGuidanceGuidance on State Alternative Applications for Health Coverage through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP)2013/08/09 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSFAQsFrequently Asked Questions on Health Insurance Marketplace and Income Verification2013/08/05 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsCMSFinal RulePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Functions: Standards for Navigators and Non-Navigator Assistance Personnel; Consumer Assistance Tools and Programs of an Exchange and Certified Application Counselors2013/07/17 (FR Publication)
Exchange RequirementsHHSFinal RuleMedicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs: Essential Health Benefits in Alternative Benefit Plans, Eligibility Notices, Fair Hearing and Appeal Processes, and Premiums and Cost Sharing; Exchanges; Eligibility and Enrollment2013/07/15 (FR Publication)
Exchange RequirementsIRS, TreasuryFinal RuleHealth Insurance Premium Tax Credit2013/01/30 (Release)
2013/02/01 (Effective Date)
Exchange RequirementsHHSProposed RuleMedicaid, Children's Health Insurance Programs, and Exchanges: Essential Health Benefits in Alternative Benefit Plans, Eligibility Notices, Fair Hearing and Appeal Processes for Medicaid and Exchange Eligibility Appeals and Other Provisions Related to Eligibility and Enrollment for Exchanges, Medicaid and CHIP, and Medicaid Premiums and Cost Sharing2013/01/22 (Federal Register)
Exchange RequirementsHHSFAQExchanges, Market Reforms and Medicaid2012/12/10 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSProposed RuleNotice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 20142012/12/07 (FR Publication)
Exchange RequirementsOPMProposed RulePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Establishment of the Multi-State Plan Program for the Affordable Insurance Exchanges2012/12/05 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsIRSFAQsACA Section 1341 Transitional Reinsurance Program FAQs2012/11/30 (update)
2014/01/01 (Effective Date)
Exchange RequirementsHHSProposed RuleHealth Insurance Market Rules; Rate Review2012/11/26 (FR Publication)
Exchange RequirementsHHSGuidanceBulletin on the Transitional Reinsurance Program: Proposed Payment Operations by the Department of Health and Human Services2012/05/31 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSFinal Rule; CorrectionEstablishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans; Exchange Standards for Employers, Correction2012/05/29 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSGuidanceGeneral Guidance on Federally-facilitated Exchanges2012/05/16 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSGuidanceBulletin on the Risk Adjustment Program: Proposed Operations by the Department of Health and Human Services2012/05/01 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsIRSProposed RegulationDisclosure of Return Information to carry out requirements of health insurance affordability programs2012/04/27 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSGuidanceVerification of Access to Employer-Sponsored Coverage Bulletin2012/04/26 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSFinal Rule; Interim RuleEstablishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans; Exchange Standards for Employers2012/03/27 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSRegulatory Impact AnalysisEstablishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans and Standards Related to Reinsurance, Risk Corridors and Risk Adjustment2012/03/16 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSGuidanceState Exchange Implementation Questions and Answers2011/11/29 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsIRSProposed RulePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Establishment of Exchanges and qualified Health Plans and Standards Related to Reinsurance, Risk Corridors, and Risk Adjustment2011/09/30 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSProposed RuleExchange Functions in the Individual Market: Eligibility Determinations; Exchange Standards for Employers2011/08/17 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsIRSProposed RuleMedicaid Program; Eligibility Changes under the Affordable Care Act of 20102011/08/17 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsIRSProposed RuleHealth Insurance Premium Tax Credits2011/08/17 (FR Publication)
Exchange RequirementsHHSProposed RuleEstablishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans2011/07/15 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSProposed RuleStandards Related to Reinsurance, Risk Corridors and Risk Adjustment2011/07/15 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSGuidanceGuidance for Exchange and Medicaid Information Technology (IT) Systems: Version 2.02011/05/31 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSGuidanceInitial Guidance to States on Exchanges2010/11/18 (Release)
Exchange RequirementsHHSGuidanceExchange and Medicaid Information Technology (IT) Systems2010/11/03 (Release)
ExchangesHHSLetterLetter from Kathleen Sebelius to Hon. Jim McDermott2013/10/30
External AppealsTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceContent of Notices - Adverse Benefit Determinations and Final Internal Adverse Benefit Determinations for Beneficiaries in Non-Federal Governmental Health Plans2012/08/17 (Release)
External AppealsTreasury, Labor, HealthCorrection of Amendment to Interim Final RuleRules Relating to Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review Processes 2011/07/26 (FR Publication)
External AppealsTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceGuidance on External Review for Group Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Offering Group and Individual Health Coverage, and Guidance for States on State External Review Processes 2011/06/22 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsCMSTechnical GuidanceUpdated Instructions for Calculating County Level Estimates Pertaining to the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Standards Set Forth in the Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review Processes under the Affordable Care Act2013/07/24 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthAmendment to Interim Final RuleRules Relating to Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review Processes2011/06/24 (FR Publication)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceInstructions for Self-Insured Nonfederal Government Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Offering Group and Individual Health Coverage on How To Elect a Federal External Review Process2011/06/22 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceInstructions For Self-Insured Nonfederal Government Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Offering Group and Individual Health Coverage on How To Elect a Federal External Review Process2011/06/22 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceExtension of Non-Enforcement Period Relating to Certain Interim Procedures for Internal Claims and Appeals under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2011/03/18 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthInterim Final RuleInterim Final Rules for Group Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Relating to Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review Processes under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/10/20 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceInterim Procedures for Federal External Review Relating to Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for Self-Insured Non-Federal Government Health Plans2010/09/23 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceInterim Procedures for Internal Claims and Appeals under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/09/20 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceIssuers in the Individual Market to Establish County Level Estimates Pertaining to the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Standards Set Forth in the Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review Processes under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/09/01 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceAvailability of Interim Procedures for Federal External Review and Model Notices Relating to Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/08/26 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceInterim Procedures for Federal External Review Relating to Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review For Health Insurance Issuers in the Group and Individual Markets and Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/08/26 (Release)
External Appeals, Internal ClaimsTreasury, Labor, HealthInterim Final RuleGroup Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Relating to Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review Processes Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/07/23 (Release)
Flexible Spending AccountsIRSNoticeModification of "Use-or-Lose" Rule For Health Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSAs) and Clarification Regarding 2013-2014 Non-Calendar Year Salary Reduction Elections Under Section 125 Cafeteria Plans 2013/10/31 (Release), 2014/1/1 (Effective)
Flexible Spending AccountsIRSNoticeNotice 2012-40, Health flexible spending arrangements not subject to $2,500 limit on salary reduction contributions for plan years beginning before 2013 and comments requested on potential modification of use-or-lose rule2013/01/01 (Effective Date)
Flexible Spending AccountsIRSGuidanceQuestion and Answers on Over-the-Counter Medicines and Drugs2012/08/03 (Release)
Flexible Spending AccountsIRSNoticeNotice 2010-59, IRS Issues Guidance Explaining 2011 Changes to Flexible Spending Arrangements2011/01/01 (Effective Date)
Flexible Spending AccountsIRSRevenue RulingRevenue Ruling 2010-23 obsoletes Rev. Rul. 2003-102, prior guidance on reimbursing expenses for over-the-counter drugs from employer health plans2011/01/01 (Effective Date)
Flexible Spending AccountsIRSNoticeNotice 2011-5, Section 105: Amounts Received under Accident and Health Plans; Section 106; Contributions by Employers to Accident and Health Plans; Section 125: Cafeteria Plans2011/01/01 (Effective Date)
Grandfathered PlansTreasury, Labor, HHSAmendment to the Interim Final RuleGroup Health Plans and Health Insurance Coverage Relating to Status as a Grandfathered Health Plan Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/11/17 (FR Publication)
Grandfathered PlansLaborFAQsFAQs About the Affordable Care Act Implementation Part IV2010/10/29 (Release)
Grandfathered PlansTreasury, Labor, HHSInterim Final RuleGroup Health Plans and Health Insurance Coverage Relating to Status as a Grandfathered Health Plan Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/06/17 (FR Publication)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSFinal RuleHealth Insurance Market Rules; Rate Review2012/11/26 (FR Publication)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceApplication of Group and Individual Market Requirements Under Title XXVII of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act When Insurance Coverage is Sold To, or Through Associations2011/09/01 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceCircumstances Under Which Supplemental Health Insurance Coverage Satisfies the Requirements for Excepted Benefits Under Section 2791(c) of the Public Health Service Act2008/05 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceBenefit Exclusions that Cannot be Applied to Eligible Individuals Under HIPAA Individual Market Provisions2005/06 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceCoverage through a Foreign Government, the U.S. Government, and a State Children's Health Insurance Program, is Creditable Coverage for Purposes of Identifying Eligible Individuals under HIPAA2005/03 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceFederal Eligibility Under HIPAA After Group Health Plan Termination2004/06 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceHIPAA Enforcement Is Not Preempted by COBRA; Non-HIPAA-Related State Insurance Law is Not Preempted by Public Sector COBRA2004/03 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceHow Selling Coverage Exclusively Through Bona Fide Associations Affects and Issuer's Guaranteed Renewability Obligations Under Title XXVII of the PHS Act2002/09 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceThe Obligation Health Insurance Issuers Have to Association Members and Associations Under Title XXVII of the PHS Act With Respect to Guaranteed Renewability of Coverage2002/08 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceHow to Apply the "Product Withdrawal" and "Market Exit" Exceptions of the Guaranteed Renewability Requirements of Title XXVII of the PHS Act2002/03 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceIdentifying Federally Eligible Individuals in States Electing to Use Alternative Mechanisms to Comply With Guaranteed Availability Requirements Under Title XXVII of the PHS Act2001/08 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceGuaranteed Renewability of Conversion Policies2001/03 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceGuaranteed Availability Under Title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act – Applicability of Group Participation Rules2000/11 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceCircumstances Under which Health Insurance Regulated as “Individual” Coverage Under State Law is Subject to the Group Market Requirements of The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)2000/11 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceState “succeeding carrier” or “extension of benefits” laws and an issuer’s obligation under HIPAA to enroll an eligible individual who is disabled2000/08 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceIssue Related to Eligible Individual Status Under Section 2741(b) of the Public Health Service Act2000/06 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceThe Relationship of Certain Types of State Laws to the Application of the Guaranteed Availability Requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) in the Small Group Market2000/06 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceImposing Nonconfinement Clause on Eligible Individuals2000/03 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceGroup Size Issues Under Title XXVII of the Public Health Services Act1999/09 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceApplicability of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 to Secondary Coverage and Continuing Coverage1999/06 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceIssues Related to Eligible Individual Status under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 19961999/06 (Release)
Individual Insurance MarketHHSGuidanceAgent Commissions and Application Processing Delays1998/03 (Release)
Individual MandateIRSNotice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearingInformation Reporting of Minimum Essential Coverage (Individual Mandate)2013/09/09 (FR Publication)
Individual MandateIRSFinal RegulationsShared Responsibility Payment for Not Maintaining Minimum Essential Coverage2013/08/30 (FR Publication)
Individual MandateHHSFinal RulePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Functions; Eligibility for Exemptions; Miscellaneous Minimum Essential Coverage Provisions2013/07/01 (FR Publication)
Individual MandateIRS, TreasuryProposed RuleShared Responsibility Payment for Not Maintaining Minimum Essential Coverage2013/01/30 (Release)
Individual MandateIRS, TreasuryFAQsQuestions and Answers on the Individual Shared Responsibility Provision2013/01/30 (Release)
MedicaidCMSProposed RuleBasic Health Program: State Administation of Basic Health Programs; Eligibility and Enrollment in Standard Health Plans; Essential Health Benefits in Standard Health Plans; Performance Standards for Basic Health Programs; Premium and Cost Sharing for Basic Health Programs; Federal Funding Process; Trust Fund and Financial Integrity2013/09/25 (FR Publication)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceQuestions and Answers Regarding the Medical Loss Ratio Reporting and Rebate Requirements2012/07/17 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceQuestions and Answers Regarding the Medical Loss Ratio Reporting Requirements2012/05/30 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSProposed RuleNotice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 20142012/12/07 (FR Publication)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceQuestions and Answers Regarding the Medical Loss Ratio Reporting Form2012/05/24 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSCorrecting AmendmentMedical Loss Ratio Requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2012/05/16 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSFinal RuleMedical Loss Ratio Requirements under the Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act2012/05/16 (FR Publication)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceMemo to Insurance Companies: Guidance for Medical Loss Ratio Annual Reporting Form; Memo to Insurance Companies: Guidance for Medical Loss Ratio Notices of Rebates2012/05/15 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceQuestions and Answers Regarding the Medical Loss Ratio Regulation2012/04/20 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceMemo to Insurance Companies: Medical Loss Ratio Annual Reporting Procedures2012/03/30 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceQuestions and Answers Regarding the Medical Loss Ratio Interim Final Rule2012/02/10 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSInterim Final RuleMedical Loss Ratio Requirements for Non-Federal Government Plans2011/12/07 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceQuestions and Answers Regarding the Medical Loss Ratio Interim Final Rule2011/07/18 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceDeadline for Submission of 2011 First Quarter MLR Data by Issuers of "Minimed" and Expatriate Plans2011/05/19 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceQuestions and Answers Regarding the Medical Loss Ratio Interim Final Rule2011/05/13 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceSubmission of 2011 Quarterly Reports of MLR Data by Issuers of "Mini-med" and Expatriate Plans2011/04/26 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSTechnical CorrectionMedical Loss Interim Final Rule2010/12/30 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSCorrection Amendment to Interim Final RuleHealth Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/12/30 (FR Publications)
Medical Loss RatioHHSGuidanceProcess for a State to Submit a Request for Adjustment to the Medical Loss Ratio Standard of PHS Act Section 27182010/12/17 (Release)
Medical Loss RatioHHSInterim Final RuleHealth Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/12/01 (Release)
Minimum ValueIRSNoticeNotice 2012-31, Minimum Value of an Employer-Sponsored Health Plan2014/01/01 (Effective Date)
Minimum ValueTreasury, Labor, HealthProposed RuleStandards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value, and Accreditation2012/11/26 (FR Publication)
Patient ProtectionsIRS, HHSInterim Final RulePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Preexisting Condition Exclusions, Lifetime and Annual Limits, Rescissions, and Patient Protections2010/06/28 (Release)
Patient’s Bill of RightsIRS, HHSGuidanceProcess for Obtaining Waivers of the Annual Limits Requirements of PHS Act Section 27112010/09/03 (Release)
PCORIIRSFormInstructions for Form 7202013/07/13 (First Due Date)
PCORIIRSFinal RegulationFees on Health Insurance Policies and Self-Insured Plans for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund2012/12/06 (Release)
PCORIIRSNoticeNotice 2011-35 Request for Comments on Funding of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Through Fees Payable by Issuers of Health Insurance Policies and Self-Insured Health Plan Sponsors2012/04/17 (Release)
Pre-existing Condition ExclusionsTreasury, Labor, HHSGuidanceEnrollment of Children Under 19 Under the New Policy That Prohibits Pre-Existing Condition Exclusions2010/10/13 (Release)
Pre-existing Condition ExclusionsTreasury, Labor, HHSInterim Final RuleRequirements for Group Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Relating to Preexisting Condition Exclusions, Lifetime and Annual Limits, Rescissions, and Patient Protections;2010/08/27 (Effective Date); 2010/06/28 (FR Publication)
Pre-existing Condition ExclusionsIRSBulletinInternal Revenue Bulletin: 2010-32 T.D. 9491 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Preexisting Condition Exclusions, Lifetime and Annual Limits, Rescissions, and Patient Protections2010/08/09 (Release)
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIF)HHSGuidanceQuestion and Answer Regarding Anti-Dumping Provisions Related to the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Program2011/05/31 (Release)
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIPHHSGuidanceThe Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Program and Newborn Coverage2010/10/06 (Release)
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)HHSAmendment to Interim Final RegulationPre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Program2012/08/30 (Release)
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)HHSGuidanceManagement of PCIP Program in 20122012/05/25 (Release)
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)HHSGuidancePCIP Premium and Benefit Revisions2011/05/31 (Release)
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)HHSGuidancePre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Eligibility and Access to Other Creditable Coverage2011/03/23 (Release)
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)HHSGuidanceEligibility for Children Under Age 19 in the Federally-Administered Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan2011/02/17 (Release)
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)HHSGuidancePortability of Coverage, Enrollee Notices, and Third Party Payments2010/12/28 (Release)
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)HHSInterim Final RulePre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Program2010/07/30 (FR Publication)
Preventive ServicesU.S. Supreme CourtJudicial DecisionReligious Freedom Law Exempts Employers from ACA Contraceptive Mandate, Supreme Court Holds2014/06/30
Preventive ServicesTreasury, Labor, HHSFinal RuleCoverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act2013/06/28 (Release);
2013/07/02 (FR Publication)
Preventive ServicesTreasury, Labor, HHSFAQsFAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation Part XII2013/02/20 (Release)
Preventive ServicesHHS, IRSProposed RulesCoverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act2013/01/30 (Release)
Preventive ServicesHHSGuidanceGuidance on the Temporary Enforcement Safe Harbor for Certain Employers, Group Health Plans and Group Health Insurance Issuers with Respect to the Requirement to Cover Contraceptive Services Without Cost Sharing Under Section 2713 of the Public Health Service Act, Section 715(a)(1) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, and Section 9815(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code2012/08/15 (Release)
Preventive ServicesTreasury, Labor, HHSAdvance Notice of Proposed RulemakingPreventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act2012/03/21 (FR Publication)
Preventive ServicesTreasury, Labor, HHSFinal RuleGroup Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Relating to Coverage of Preventive Services Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2012/02/15 (FR Publication)
Preventive ServicesHHSGuidanceGuidance on the Temporary Enforcement Safe Harbor for Certain Employers, Group Health Plans and Group Health Insurance Issuers with Respect to the Requirement to Cover Contraceptive Services Without Cost Sharing Under Section 2713 of the Public Health Service Act, Section 715(a)(1) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, and Section 9815(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code.2012/02/10 (Release)
Preventive ServicesTreasury, Labor, HHSInterim Final Rules with request for commentGroup Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Relating to Coverage of Preventive Services under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2011/08/03 (FR Publication)
Preventive ServicesHHS, HRSAGuidanceHRSA’s Women’s Preventive Services Required Health Plan Coverage Guidelines2011/08/01 (Release)
Preventive ServicesTreasury, Labor, HHSInterim Final RulesGroup Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Relating to Coverage of Preventive Services under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2010/07/19 (Release)
Preventive ServicesHHSGuidanceRecommendations of the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force2010/07/19 (Release)
Rate ReviewsHHSProposed RulePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Health Insurance Market Rules; Rate Review2012/11/26 (FR Publication)
Rate ReviewsHHSGuidanceState-Specific Threshold Proposals Guidance for States2012/03/20 (Release)
Rate ReviewsHHSFinal RuleRate Increase Disclosure and Review: Definitions of Individual Market and Small Group Market2011/09/06 (Release)
Rate ReviewsHHSFinal RuleRate Increase Disclosure and Review2011/05/23 (FR Publication)
Rate ReviewsHHSProposed RuleRate Increase Disclosure and Review2010/12/23 (FR Publication)
ReportingIRSProposed RuleInformation Reporting of Minimum Essential Coverage2015/01/01 (Effective Date); 2013/09/09 (FR Publication)
ReportingIRSProposed RuleInformation Reporting by Applicable Large Employers on Health Insurance Offered under Employer-Sponsored Plans2015/01/01 (Effective Date)
2013/09/09 (FR Publication)
ReportingIRSCorrection to notice of proposed rulemaking by cross-reference to temporary regulationsRequirement of a Section 4959 Excise Tax Return and Time for Filing the Return2013/09/26 (FR Publication)
Corrected Version
ReportingIRSFinal and Temporary RegulationsRequirement of a Section 4959 Excise Tax Return and Time for Filing the Return2013/08/15 (FR Publication)
ReportingIRSNotice of proposed rulemaking by cross-refernece to temporary regulationsRequirement of a Section 4959 Excise Tax Return and Time for Filing the Return2013/08/15 (FR Publication)
Reporting (see also W-2)IRSNoticeNotice 2012-32, 2012-33, Request for Comments on Reporting of Health Insurance Coverage; Request for Comments on Reporting by Applicable Large Employers on Health Insurance Coverage Under Employer-Sponsored Plan2014/01/01 (Effective Date)
Small EmployersCMSGuidanceLetter from CMS to Insurance Commissioners re: Suspension of Specified Market Reforms2013/11/14 (Release)
2014/01/01 (Effective)
Small EmployersIRSNotice of Proposed RulemakingTax Credit for Employee Health Insurance Expenses of Small Employers2013/08/26 (FR Publication)
Student Health PlansHHSFinal RuleStudent Health Insurance Coverage2012/03/21 (FR Publication)
Student Health PlansHHSProposed RuleStudent Health Insurance Coverage2011/02/11 (FR Publication)
Summaries of Benefits and CoverageLaborFAQsFAQs about the Affordable Care Act Implementation Part XIV2013/04/23 (Release)
Summary of Benefits and CoverageLaborFAQsFAQs about Affordable Care Act Implementation Part X2012/08/07 (Release)
Summary of Benefits and CoverageLaborFAQsFAQs about Affordable Care Act Implementation Part IX2012/05/11 (Release)
Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform GlossaryLaborFAQsFAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation Part VIII2012/02/14 (Release)
Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform GlossaryTreasury, Labor, HealthFinal RuleSummary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary2012/02/14 (Release)
Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform GlossaryTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceSummary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary – Templates, Instructions, and Related Materials and Guidance for Compliance2012/02/14 (Release)
Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform GlossaryTreasury, Labor, HealthProposed RuleSummary of Benefits and Coverage and the Uniform Glossary2011/08/22 (Release)
Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform GlossaryTreasury, Labor, HealthGuidanceSummary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary – Templates, Instructions, and Related Materials under the Public Health Service Act2011/08/22 (Release)
Sunshine ActHHSFinal RuleMedicare, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Programs; Transparency Reports2013/02/08 (FR Publication)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSCorrecting AmendmentRules Relating to Additional Medicare Tax2014/01/29 (FR Publication)
2013/11/29 (Applicability Date)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSProposed RegulationsMinimum Essential Coverage and Other Rules Regarding the Shared Responsibility Payment for Individuals2014/01/27 (FR Publication)
2014/01/01 (Applicability Date)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSFinal Regs.Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit2014/01/01 (Effective Date)
2012/05/23 (FR Publication)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSFinal RegulationsRules Relating to Additional Medicare Tax2013/11/29 (FR Publication)
2013/11/29 (Effective Date)
Taxes and FeesIRSNotice2012-74 Branded Prescription Drug Fee; Guidance to 2013 Fee2013/09/30 (First Payment Due)
2013/01/01(Effective Date)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSProposed RuleHealth Insurance Providers Fee2013/04/03 (FR Publication)
2014/05/01 (Reports)
2014/09/30 (Payment)
Taxes and FeesHHSFinal RuleHHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 20142013/03/11 (FR Publication)
2013/04/30 (Effective Date)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSFinal Regs.Taxable Medical Devices2013/01/01 (Effective Date)
2012/12/07 (FR Publication)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSProposed RuleNet Investment Income Tax2013/01/01 (Effective Date)
2012/12/05 (FR Publication)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSProposed RuleRules relating to Additional Medicare Tax2013/01/01 (Effective Date)
2012/12/05 (FR Publication)
Taxes and FeesIRSSummaryAffordable Care Act Tax Provisions 2012/12/11 (Last Update)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSFAQsNet Investment Income Tax2012/12/10 (Release)
Taxes and FeesIRSFAQsMedical Device Excise Tax Frequently Asked Questions2012/12/07 (Release)
Taxes and FeesIRSGuidanceNotice 2012-77 Medical Device Excise Tax; Constructive Sales Price; Deposit Penalties2012/12/05 (Release)
Taxes and FeesIRSFAQsQuestions and Answers for Additional Medicare Tax2012/11/30 (Update)
2013/01/01 (Effective Date)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSFinal RuleBranded Prescription Drug Fee Regulations2011/08/18 (FR Publication)
Taxes and FeesTreasury IRSProposed RuleHealth Insurance Premium Tax Credit2011/08/17 (FR Publication)
W-2IRSFAQsEmployer-Provided Health Coverage Informational Reporting Requirements: Questions and Answers2013/02/25 (Release)
W-2IRSNoticeNotice 2012-9 Interim Guidance on Informational Reporting to Employees of the Cost of Their Group Health Insurance Coverage2013/01/01 (Effective Date)
2012/01/03 (Release)
W-2IRSNoticeNotice 2011-31, Interim Guidance on Informational Reporting of Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage2013/01/01 (Effective Date)
W-2IRSNoticeNotice 2010-69, Interim Relief with Respect to Form W-2 Reporting of the Cost of Coverage of Group Health Insurance Under Section 6051(a)(14)2013/01/01 (Effective Date)
Waiting PeriodsIRS, Treasury, Labor, HHSFinal RuleNinety-Day Waiting Period Limitation2014/06/25 (FR Publication)
Waiting PeriodsIRS, Treasury, Labor, HHSProposed RuleNinety-Day Waiting Period Limitation2014/02/24 (FR Publication)
Waiting PeriodsIRS, Treasury, Labor, HHSFinal RuleNinety-Day Waiting Period Limitation and Technical Amendments to Certain Health Coverage Requirements Under the Affordable Care Act2014/02/24 (FR Publication)
Waiting PeriodsDOLFAQAffordable Care Act Implementation (Part XVI): Notice of Coverage Options Available Through the Exchanges and 90-day Waiting Period Limitation2013/09/04 (Release)
Waiting PeriodsHHS, Labor, TreasuryProposed RuleNinety-Day Waiting Period Limitation and Technical Amendments to Certain Health Coverage Requirements Under the Affordable Care Act2013/03/18 (Release)
Waiting PeriodsHHSGuidanceWaiting Period Guidance Under Public Health Service and Section 27082012/08/31 (Release)
Waiting PeriodsLaborTechnical Release 2012-1Frequently Asked Questions from Employers Regarding Automatic Enrollment, Employer Shared Responsibility, and Waiting Periods2012/02/09 (Release)
Wellness ProgramIRS, Labor, HHSFinal RuleIncentives for Nondiscriminatory Wellness Programs in Group Health Plans; Final Rule2013/06/03 (FR Publication)
Wellness ProgramDOLCase Studies Summary ReportWorkplace Wellness Programs Study: Case Studies Summary Report2013/04
Wellness ProgramHHSReport to CongressReport to Congress on Workplace Wellness2013
Wellness ProgramDOLFinal ReportWorkplace Wellness Programs Study: Final Report2013
Wellness ProgramHHSProposed RuleIncentives for Nondiscriminatory Wellness Programs in Group Health Plans2012/11/26 (FR Publication)