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Health Care Reform Update: Grandfathered Plans

The Department of Labor (“DOL”) has published Frequently Asked Questions describing the scope of the anti-abuse rule (available¬†here). Generally, transferring employees from one grandfathered plan or benefit package (transferor plan) to another (transferee plan) will cause the transferee plan to relinquish grandfather status if amending the transferor plan to replicate the terms of the transferee … Continue Reading

PPACA Standards For Coverage Of Preventive Care Extended To Contraceptives

On Monday, August 1, 2011, the Obama administration announced new guidelines that require health care plans to cover certain women’s preventive services, including birth control and voluntary sterilization. The action taken by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (the “HHS”) adopts recommendations made by the Institute of Medicine, which recently issued a … Continue Reading
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