New HHS Regulations “Clarify” that Health Plans Covering Families Must Have “Embedded” Individual Cost-Sharing Limits
By Stacy Barrow, TIG’s Compliance Attorney (Proskauer) On February 27, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its final HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016. The lengthy regulation covers...Read More
Concierge Medicine (like MD-VIP): A Word of Caution
Concierge Medicine is getting a lot of attention these days–especially in mid-Missouri–as some well-thought-of physicians have joined MD-VIP. These programs are popular for a reason. They apparently allow the participating physicians to practice health care...Read More
Deductible Limits Repealed for Small Groups
April 4, 2014 Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), non-grandfathered, fully insured health plans in the small group market had to restrict deductibles to no more than $2,000 (self-only coverage) and $4,000 (family coverage). These...Read More
Sticker Shock in 2015?
According to Aetna, a story published by The Hill last week is forecasting skyrocketing health insurance premiums for the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) new health insurance exchanges. The story cites insurance industry insiders who...Read More