Tag: HMO

Question:  If an employer discontinues a PPO, which is part of a grandfathered plan made up of two PPOs and an HDHP, will the entire plan lose the grandfathered status? Answer: The Affordable Care Act (federal health care reform) specifies that a health plan is a grandfathered plan if (a) it was in existence on…

Question:  We have a California employee whose child lives with the other parent out of state.  This employee is currently on the less expensive HMO that is not offered in the state where his child lives.  We also offer a PPO plan that would be available in that state.  Today we received a court order…