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Request for information, grandfathered group health plans and insurance coverage

Grandfathered group health plans and insurance coverage

The U.S. Treasury Department and IRS, along with the Labor Department and Department of Health and Human Services, today jointly released for publication in the Federal Register a “request for information” regarding grandfathered group health plans and grandfathered group health insurance coverage.


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According to this release [PDF 242 KB], there is limited information available regarding such coverage, and the intention of this request for information to “gather input from the public in order to better understand the challenges that group health plans and group health insurance issuers face in avoiding a loss of grandfathered status” and to determine whether there are opportunities to assist such plans and issuers.

The request for information is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on February 25, 2019, and comments are due no later than 30 days after February 25, 2019.

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