No Surprises Act Model Notice


Per the No Surprises Act (NSA), a component of the Consolidated Appropriations Act passed in December of 2020, beginning with renewals on or after January 1, 2022, health plans and health issuers offering group and individual health insurance coverage must issue a plain language notice regarding employee’s rights under the No Surprises Act. The notice [...]

No Surprises Act Model Notice2021-11-03T17:44:50+00:00

Consolidated Appropriations Act ID Card Requirement


The No Surprises Act which passed under the Consolidated Appropriations Act (“The Act”) includes many provisions that apply to group health plans which go into effect for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2022. One such provision requires updated medical ID cards, however, guidance is not anticipated until sometime in 2022. In the [...]

Consolidated Appropriations Act ID Card Requirement2021-10-22T14:16:35+00:00

Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021


On December 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA). The Act contains several provisions that impact healthcare plans and also includes several rules extending COVID relief. Below is a brief summary of the CAA provisions pertaining to employer sponsored health and welfare plans. CAFETERIA PLANS:  The CAA allows [...]

Consolidated Appropriations Act of 20212021-01-04T22:00:57+00:00
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