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Groups Ask DOL To Strengthen Nondiscrimination Protections In AHP Reg

March 06, 2018
Numerous groups and health care associations are asking the Department of Labor to amend its proposed rule on association health plans to ensure the plans don't discriminate against older people, woman, infants or people with preexisting conditions. Some HIPAA and Affordable Care Act nondiscrimination rules apply under the AHP proposed rule, but the groups say these protections do not go far enough and new provisions are needed to prevent the plans from raising rates on people with health problems. The...