We wanted you to be aware that Oxford has been reaching out to fully-insured members via phone advising them of temporary benefit changes due to COVID-19 and directing them online to supporting documentation. Note: These are not new benefit changes. Oxford is just advising members that they can view formal documents outlining changes that already took...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Section 1557 provides that individuals shall not be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any health program or activity which receives federal financial assistance from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), on the basis of race, color, national origin,...
The Department of Labor (DOL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Department of the Treasury (collectively, the Departments), issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the FFCRA), the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act), and other health coverage issues related to...
  Register by Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 at 2:00pm EST, to join our webinar with key speaker Jordan Feldman, Co-Founder and CEO of Rightway Healthcare.   What will be discussed? Use of digital health during COVID-19 Lessons learned that will improve digital health engagement going forward How employees will benefit from digital health delivery in the...
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a letter highlighting COVID-19 guidance relevant to non-federal governmental plan sponsors. The letter highlights guidance that has previously been released and does not issue any new requirements.   Requirement to Cover COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing and Certain Related Items and Services without Cost-Sharing or Medical Management   Under the...
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