An so it begins. This new guidance on the Wellness, Adult Pre-Existing Condition and Essential Health Benefits rules of the Patient Protection and Affordable Car Act (ACA)marks the beginning of the anticipated rollout of the next wave of guidance implementing ACA for health plans and insurers. With the election over and the Supreme Court’s ruling rejecting initial challenges to the employer and individual mandates employer and other health plans and insurers must move quickly to evaluate and adjust their cost estimates, plan designs, documentation, practices and communication to respond to these and other ACA regulations. Get started by signing on to listen to a complimentary breifing on this newly released guidance Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Noon Central Time.

Employers and other health plan sponsors, insurers, and their administrators and service providers should consider the advisability of updating health plan cost projections, plan documents and procedures, communications and other practices in response to new and proposed guidance interpreting federal health plan rules under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) released today (November 20, 2012).

Solutions Law Press, Inc. plans will host a webex executive study group briefing to update its members and other interested persons on this new and proposed guidance on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Noon Central Time.  Interested persons wishing details about registration for this briefing should send an e-mail here.

Guidance Released Today

Earlier today, the Departments of Labor and Health & Human Services issued guidance implementing ACA provisions that make it illegal for insurance companies to discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions, as well as guidance impacting wellness and disease management programs…

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Management attorney and operations consultant Cynthia Marcotte Stamer uses a client objective oriented approach to help businesses, governments, associations and their leaders manage people, performance, risk, legislative and regulatory affairs, data, and other essential elements of their operations.
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