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ACA News: Out-of-Pocket Maximum Increases Announced for 2017

On February 29th, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017. This rule describes benefit and payment parameters under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), applicable for the 2017 benefit year, including standards relating to annual limitations on cost-sharing. The ACA requires the out-of-pocket […]

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News for Self-Funded Employers: HPID Requirement Delayed

On Oct. 31, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that¬†enforcement of the Health Plan Identifier (HPID) requirement is delayed until further notice. The initial deadline required self-funded employer group health plans (among other “covered entities”) to obtain an HPID by Nov. 5, 2014. CMS has not yet indicated if or when […]

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