From policy reminders to breaking news on the federal and state level, we keep our clients and partners updated on the topics that matter in healthcare, wellness and employee benefits.
On Mar. 3, 2017, Alabama Commissioner of Insurance Jim Ridling released Bulletin 2017-01 related to the extension of non-PPACA-compliant small group and individual policies and plans. As background, on Feb. 23, 2017, the federal government announced an additional transition policy that allows…Read More »
On Jan. 26, 2017, the IRS announced, in ATL-2017-03, tax filing relief for taxpayers who reside or have a business in Dougherty County, Georgia. Dougherty County was declared a federal disaster area following the severe storms, tornados, and straight-line winds that took…Read More »
On Nov. 2, 2016, Commissioner of Insurance Hudgens issued Directive 16-EX-6 to all Georgia insurers related to in-network preventive colorectal screenings. CMS and other federal agencies have provided sufficient guidance to establish that all services directly related to a preventive colonoscopy are…Read More »
On April 27, 2016, Gov. Deal signed HB 965 into law, amending Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated. This makes a change to plan requirements regarding drug treatment for those suffering from stage four advanced, metastatic…Read More »