United Benefit Advisors Insight and Analysis Blog

Agencies Issue Final Rule on Grandfathered Health Plans and Other Initiatives

Posted by: Danielle Capilla    Dec 22, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Federal agencies recently issued a final rule that essentially combined a variety of interim final rules and non-regulatory guidance on a variety of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) initiatives such as grandfathered health plans, preexisting condition exclusions, internal and external appeals, rescissions of coverage, lifetime and annual limits, emergency care access and dependent coverage. The final rule was very similar to the previous guidance it consolidated. The final rule goes into effect on January 1, 2017. At that time all of the prior interim rules will be superseded.

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Topics: ACA, Grandfathered health plans, Affordable Care Act

Frequently Asked Questions about Grandfathered Plans

Posted by: Linda Rowings    Aug 30, 2013 3:08:00 PM

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Topics: health care costs, health insurance, compliance, employee benefits, hr consulting, health care reform, health care, Grandfathered health plans