Tag: HMOs

NOTE:  We are continuing to monitor developments as the new public Marketplaces (insurance exchanges) are launched. The Marketplaces offer health insurance options for individuals and group plan options for small businesses. Today’s blog focuses on a recent federal FAQ regarding small business options. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently posted an FAQ…

Question: How is reporting of the MLR being handled with respect to the 5500 filing?  Will it require an amended Schedule A for 2011 or a new one in 2012? Answer: In accordance with ERISA, Schedule A (“Insurance Information”) sets forth required information about a specific group insurance policy with respect to a specific policy…