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Proposed Rules Would Affect Prescription Drug Plans

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has floated proposed regulations that would affect drug benefits for group plans and association plans and attempt to reduce drug expenses for health plan enrollees and drug plans.

While the rules seem to … Keep Reading

New Law Bars Pharmacy Benefit Manager Gag Clauses

President Trump has signed two bills into law that would add transparency to drug pricing by banning gag clauses imposed by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) that bar pharmacists from discussing drug prices with the person buying prescription medication.

The bills, … Keep Reading

DOJ Tells Court to Nullify ACA; What’s Next?

After a period of relative stability, the future of the Affordable Care Act has once again been thrown into uncertainty.

In a surprise move, the Department of Justice announced that it would not further pursue an appeal of a ruling … Keep Reading

Help Your Employees Save Money on Drugs

Most employers are doing all they can to keep their employees’ health insurance and health care outlays to a minimum.

And while most of those efforts are focused on the upfront cost of insurance, co-pays and deductibles, many employers fail … Keep Reading

Helping Your Staff Get the Most from Their HSA Plans

As more employers adopt high-deductible health plans, which leave their employees with more “skin in the game,” it’s important that you educate them on how to get the most out of the attached health savings accounts.

Unfortunately, your employees may … Keep Reading

OSHA’s Anti-retaliation Rules for ACA

Do you know that Fed-OSHA has regulations on whistleblowing and employer retaliation under the Affordable Care Act?

The rules set forth procedures and time frames for reporting and processing whistleblower complaints by employees against their employers and expand the instances … Keep Reading