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.
Georgia: Gov. Deal signed HB 429 into law
On April 29, 2015, Gov. Deal signed HB 429 into law, amending Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated. The new law makes two significant changes relating to health insurance coverageRead More »
Georgia: Executive Directive 15-EX-2
On Jan. 29, 2015, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Hudgens issued Executive Directive 15-EX-2 related to hospital and other fixed indemnity insurance products. The state has implemented new procedures and enforcement to align with federal requirements for such policies.Read More »
On Jan. 26, 2015, a federal district court ruled that Alabama's prohibitions against permitting same-sex marriage are unconstitutional. Previously, the court ruled that Alabama's prohibitions against recognizing out-of-state same-sex marriages are unconstitutional.Read More »
Alabama: Development of Composite Rates
On July 28, 2014, the Alabama Department of Insurance issued Bulletin No. 2014-03. The bulletin provides guidance regarding calculation of composite rates for Alabama-issued policies for policy years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2015.Read More »