HHS Sets Disclosure Rule In 'Essential' Benefits Push

Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 3:47 PM EDT) -- Potential benchmark health insurance plans in each U.S. state must publicly report the benefits they offer, according to a final rule to be published Friday, further clarifying the “essential health benefits” that must be covered by plans on the health care reform law's exchanges.

The rule authored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services would require the issuers of the three largest plans for the small-group market in each state to report detailed information on the health services they cover and any limits on...
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