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HCR Update: Exchange Rules Released, Preventive Care Updates

Aug 08, 2011

Health Care Reform Update

August 5, 2011

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HHS releases proposed rule on exchanges 

On July 11, 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule on creating and implementing parts of the state exchanges. The public has until September 28, 2011, to comment on this rule to HHS.  

HHS releases preventive care list updates

On August 1, 2011, HHS released new guidelines outlining required preventive care services for women. The new guidelines call for nongrandfathered health plans (including ASO plans) to include these services without cost sharing for insurance policies with plan years beginning on or after August 1, 2012. 

New brochure guides customers through the next stages of health care reform

"Navigating the Next Phase of Health Care Reform" outlines key provisions that may affect employers in the next few years-as well as key items they may need to put on their reform "to-do list."

Now you have a single, reliable resource for health care reform information.

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