Patient Protect and Affordable Care Act’s Nondiscrimination Rules: An Overlooked, Yet Important Piece of the Puzzle

April 17th, 2014  


Employers Face New Nondiscrimination Rules for Providing Insurance Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act, Writes Matthew Courtner in National Legal Publication

Prior to enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare), employers with “fully insured” health plans had the flexibility to provide different levels of health insurance coverage to different categories of employees.  That’s changed, Rainey Kizer attorney Matthew Courtner writes in The Voice, a legal national newsletter.   According to Courtner, many of the specifics of the new nondiscrimination rules remain unknown.  This is an important issue for employers, as the penalties for failure to comply are harsh.  The full article may be found by clicking the below link.

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