Tag Archives: excepted benefits

New Rule On Excepted Benefits, Short-Term Coverage; Mental Health And Substance Use FAQs

On October 28, HHS, Labor, and Treasury released a final rule governing excepted benefits coverage, lifetime and annual limits, and short-term coverage. On October 27, the President’s task force on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity released its final report, along with a set of FAQs.

October 30, 2016

Appeals Panels Affirm Injunction Against Fixed Indemnity Regulation, Turn Back Challenge To ‘Administrative Fix’

A D.C. Circuit panel affirmed an injunction against a regulatory prohibition on the sale of fixed indemnity insurance unless purchasers attest that they already have minimum essential coverage. Another D.C. Circuit panel rejected West Virginia’s challenge to HHS’s 2013 “administrative fix.”

July 3, 2016