Businesses Urge Delay Of Health Benefit Explanations

Law360, New York (February 28, 2012, 7:42 PM EST) -- A coalition of Fortune 500 companies asked the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday to delay implementation of a rule requiring private health insurers to provide customers with uniform, plain-English explanations of their policies.

In a letter sent to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as well as to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Labor, the American Benefits Council asked the government for either a one-year delay of implementation of the rule or a transition rule that would allow...
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