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Cigna: The American Health Care Act – A Milestone Toward Repeal and Replace

The next era of U.S. health care reform is underway with a focus on repeal and replace of the Affordable … FULL STORY

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Overview of Telehealth / Virtual Visit Benefits by Carrier

By 2017, every major Texas medical carrier will cover telehealth / virtual virtual visit programs. The table provides an overview … FULL STORY

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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies through 2017

On Mon, Feb 29, 2016, CMS issued a final extension addressing the transitional policy for non-grandfathered plans that are not … FULL STORY

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Broker Commissions – Summary of 2016 Individual Medical Carrier Schedules

The official commission schedules from selected carriers on individual major medical (under 65 market) products effective in 2016 are linked … FULL STORY

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Cigna: Final Regulations Issued on Several 2010 Provisions

On November 13, the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor and Treasury issued final regulations regarding Lifetime and … FULL STORY

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Increased Penalties for Employer Reporting Requirement Non-Compliance – Cigna

The Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, signed into law by President Obama on June 29, significantly increases potential penalties … FULL STORY

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Individual Out-of-Pocket Maximum Will Apply to All Non-Grandfathered Plans in 2016 – Cigna

On May 26, the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor (DOL) and Treasury issued FAQs clarifying out-of-pocket (OOP) … FULL STORY

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Cigna Reporting Resources for Self-Funded Employers

This Cigna communication details how they will support client reporting.

There are two distinct sets of reporting requirements to help the … FULL STORY

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New Summary of Benefits and Coverage Template Delayed – Cigna

A March 30 Department of Labor (DOL) FAQ announced that the new Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) template and … FULL STORY

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IRS Issues Request for Information on the Cadillac Tax – Cigna

On February 23, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notice covering a number of issues concerning the 2018 Cadillac … FULL STORY

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