President Obama yesterday ordered all federal agencies to conduct a review of current federal regulations to ensure they are still effective and do not burden the private sector. The media portrayed the move as an attempt by the White House to repair their relationship with the business community while striving to maintain good government practices…. Read more »
Posts Tagged: grandfathered plans
Proposed and interim final rules issued yesterday by the Obama administration will now allow employers to change insurance plans and not lose their grandfathered status so long as they maintain current benefits, according to the Bureau of National Affairs. The rules will be published in Wednesday’s Federal Register. Prior to the new rules, employers could… Read more »
The Department of Labor this week posted their fourth FAQ on the implementation of the “grandfathered plan” rule in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. You can see a summary of the third FAQ on our website. The FAQ addresses three questions regarding how an employer plan can maintain its grandfathered status despite making… Read more »
After the administration recently granted waivers to some large employers struggling to comply with parts of the new health care law, ASAE this week reiterated its request that transitional relief be granted to small and medium-sized employers as well. ASAE’s comments are in response to the administration’s grandfather rules allowing companies to make modest adjustments… Read more »
The Obama administration this week issued additional guidance on the so-called grandfathered health care plans, but that guidance failed to address the cost issues ASAE raised in its comments.