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Nondiscrimination Regulations Relating to Sex, Gender, Age, and More Finalized

Posted by: Danielle Capilla    Jun 2, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued a final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which will take effect on July 18, 2016. If entities need to make changes to health insurance or group health plan benefit design as a result of this final rule, such provisions have an applicability date of the first day of the first plan year beginning on or after January 1, 2017.

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Topics: ACA, PPACA, Affordable Care Act, ACA Section 1557, nondiscrimination rules, diverse workforce