CHIP failed, but lawmakers did pass some new health insurance programs – Austin American-Statesman

CHIP failed, but lawmakers did pass some new health insurance programs – Austin American-Statesman
A high-profile proposal to expand the Children’s Health Insurance Program divided lawmakers this spring before fizzling out at the last moment and reignited sore feelings when it didn’t make Gov. Rick Perry’s agenda for the just-wrapped special …
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[Guidance Overview] CHIP Reauthorization Act Expansion of Special Enrollment Rights and Creation of New Notice and Disclosure Obligations for Group Health Plans
Excerpt: “The Act allows states to subsidize premiums for employer-provided group health coverage for eligible children and families. The Act also amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to provide for special enrollment rights, new notice and disclosure obligations, and penalties for non-compliance.” (Seyfarth Shaw LLP)
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