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Employers Say HHS Overstepped With ACA Non-Discrimination Rule

May 03, 2016
A group of employer stakeholders urged White House officials at a recent meeting to alter HHS' insurance nondiscrimination rule as it undergoes final review, arguing the department overstepped its authority by applying the Obamacare provision to any entity that receives federal financial assistance. Third-party administrators working with self-insured employers should not be subject to the rule, the stakeholders argued. They also believe HHS didn't properly analyze the rule's potential economic impacts. Consumer advocates say there is precedent for the agency's...


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