Health Care Alert - Agencies Provide Guidance on Additional Health Care Reform Changes Impacting Non-Grandfathered Employer Group Health Plans


by Nancy K. Campbell and Greg Gautam

The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury (collectively, the “Departments”) during the first half of the year issued guidance in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (the “FAQs”) on certain provisions that impact non-grandfathered group health plans. The FAQs provide additional, albeit in some cases scant, guidance on: (i) annual limits on deductibles; (ii) annual limits on out-of-pocket maximums; (iii) preventive care mandates; (iv) provider non-discrimination; and (v) clinical trials, which are discussed in turn below.

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