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Treasury, DOL, and HHS Issue FAQs on Enforcement of Final 2020 Benefit and Parameters Rule

By Karen Hsu, Director of Compliance at United Benefit Advisors
  Sep 6, 2019 3:52:44 PM

On August 26, 2019, the Treasury, Department of Labor (DOL), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (collectively, the Departments) issued FAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation Part 40 (FAQs) regarding enforcement of the final rule.

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Under the FAQs released after the final rule was published, the Departments will not initiate an enforcement action if an issuer or group health plan excludes the value of drug manufacturers’ coupons from the annual limitation on cost sharing, until the final 2021 benefit payment and parameters rule is issued and effective.

 

 

Topics: HHS, DOL, compliance recap