New Federal Health Care Reform Legislation--Its Impact on Employers and Employee Benefits Plans

Excerpt: With the signing into law of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act on March 23 and 30, 2010, respectively (collectively, the "PPACA" or the "Act"), a new era in the history of the American health care system...

Health Care Reform – External Review Procedures

by Sara E. Hauptfuehrer The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") requires health insurance issuers and certain employer-sponsored group health plans to comply with "the applicable State external review process for such plans and issuers." States' external...