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2020 Cost-Sharing Limits for Most Group Health Plans Released

April 23, 2019

HHS Issues Key Rule for 2020 A new rule (PDF) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) addresses, among other things, the requirement under the Affordable Care Act that non-grandfathered group health plans limit annual out-of-pocket cost-sharing for coverage of essential health benefits under the plan. Under the rule, these out-of-pocket expenses …

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Small Businesses May Be Able to Keep Existing Non-ACA Compliant Health Coverage Through 2020

April 1, 2019

Policies Renewed Under Extended Non-Enforcement Policy Must Comply by January 1, 2021 A previously extended non-enforcement policy which allows health insurance issuers, at their option, to continue group coverage that would otherwise be terminated or cancelled has been further extended to policy years beginning on or before October 1, 2020, provided that all policies come …

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