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Ballard Spahr LLP: More Guidance Provided on State Health Insurance Exchanges

By Marla G. Roshkoff and Edward I. Leeds Following up on guidance issued last month, the Department of Health and Human Services has proposed two new sets of regulations and the Department of the Treasury has proposed one on the state-based health insurance marketplaces known as Affordable Insurance...

HHS Releases Final Rule and Interim Final Rules on Affordable Care Act's State Health Insurance Exchanges

On March 12, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the long-anticipated Final Rule and Interim Final Rules (the "Rules") on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's (ACA) state health insurance exchanges ("Exchange(s)"), a key element of...

State Net Capitol Journal: Lawmakers Will Face Wide Array Of Issues In 2013

For much of 2012, it seemed just about every major issue confronting states and the federal government was put on hold in anticipation of the impending election. With that process finally over, lawmakers will settle in to try and solve a myriad of thorny problems in 2013. Over the next few issues, SNCJ...

Notices to Employees of Availability of Health Insurance Through Exchanges

by Elise Klein & Joelle Sharman The Department of Labor recently issued guidance on how and when employers are to notify employees about the availability of state-run health insurance exchanges, and provided sample notices for employers to provide to their employees. Both large and small...

California Approves License Allowing Insurance Agents to Assist Consumers Who Purchase Health Insurance Through New Health Insurance Exchange

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has approved Covered California's application for an insurance business entity license. The license approval will allow licensed health insurance agents to affiliate with Covered California and sell health insurance offered on California's new health...