Agencies Issue Final Rule on Grandfathered Health Plans and Other Initiatives (View-Only Document)

Federal agencies recently issued a final rule that essentially combined a variety of interim final rules and non-regulatory guidance on a variety of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) initiatives such as grandfathered health plans, preexisting condition exclusions, internal and external appeals, rescissions of coverage, lifetime and annual limits, emergency care access and dependent coverage. This ACA Advisor explains these consolidated provisions that will all go into effect on January 1, 2017.