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Will New Claims and Appeals Procedures Change Case Law?

March 20, 2012
Related Topics: Health Care Reform, Health Care Costs, Benefit Design and Communication, Health and Wellness, Health Care Benefits, Benefits
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Health care reform regulations that took effect for the 2011 plan year require non-grandfathered self-insured and insured group health plans to make changes to their internal appeal procedures and offer external reviews of denied claims. As a result, all plans, whether subject to or exempt from ERISA, will have to follow the same general claim-handling rules.
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