HHS Issues Alteration To ACA Contraceptive Mandate Accommodation Rule
Mealey's (June 12, 2015, 3:44 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eligible employers opposed to Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions mandating insurance coverage for contraceptives may notify the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which will in turn notify the employer’s insurer under a new rule issued by the government Aug. 22, 2014.
(New rule available. Document #93-140930-005X.)
Under the new rule, HHS or the U.S. Department of Labor will notify an objecting employer’s insurer or third-party administrator (TPA), which would then be responsible for providing the insurance coverage...