Feds To Examine Possible ACA Loophole For Small Biz

Law360, New York (May 1, 2012, 4:31 PM EDT) -- Federal regulators signaled concern Tuesday that there may be a loophole in the health care reform law that would allow small employers to skirt some of the law's provisions by self-insuring, a move regulators say could lead to higher premiums on the small business insurance exchanges.

The departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury put out an information request Tuesday, asking stakeholders for more details about self-insurance and the stop-loss insurance market. Many companies that take on the risk of self-insuring buy stop-loss policies,...
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