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On June 14, 2010, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services released for public inspection the interim final rules on grandfather status under the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act." The rules include the general definition of a grandfathered health plan; plan changes causing cessation in grandfather status; how the rules apply to collectively bargained plans; disclosure and documentation requirements; and more. Learn how your plan is affected by these rules.
The three agencies (Labor, Treasury, HHS) have released interim final rules on lifetime and annual limits, preexisting condition exclusions and other patient protections. The rules adopt a three-year phased approach for restricted annual limits, along with a waiver program.Learn more about the limits and rules.
On June 16, 2010, Cypress Benefit Administrators played host to nearly 80 businesses in Omaha, Nebraska. The topic was the Health Reform Bill. Hal Daub, from the corporate law firm Husch Blackwell Sanders, was the keynote speaker for the event. Throughout the next several months, Cypress will take part in conducting five (5) additional seminars to area businesses. Learn more about the June 16th seminar and topics for upcoming seminars.