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BCBS 2018 Discontinuation Notices Explained

In 2018, BCBS will update their entire portfolio of ACA-compliant regulated small group (1-50) plans. All 2017 plans will be … FULL STORY

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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies through 2018

On Feb 23, 2017, CMS issued a new one year extension of its transitional policy for non-grandfathered plans that are … FULL STORY

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HHS Proposes Reforms to Stabilize Market in 2018

On Feb 15, 2017, HHS filed a proposed rule containing reforms to individual and small group market rules intended to … FULL STORY

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HHS Preparing Revisions to Individual Market Regulations

(Updated Feb 16, 2017) HHS officially filed the proposed rule discussed in this article. The filed rule deviated from its … 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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Final 2016 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters – Cigna

On February 20, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued final regulations on the 2016 Notice of Benefit … FULL STORY

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Notes from Capitol Meetings 2015

On Feb 23 and 24, I had the pleasure of attending the NAHU Capitol Conference and met with a few … FULL STORY

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Proposed Regulations on 2016 Benefit and Payment Parameters – Cigna

On November 21, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued proposed regulations that address a variety of Patient … FULL STORY

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Bianchi: Can a Plan That Fails to Cover Inpatient Hospitalization Services Provide Minimum Value?

This article “Can a Plan That Fails to Cover Inpatient Hospitalization Services Provide Minimum Value?” by attorney Alden J. Bianchi … FULL STORY

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