Treasury, DOL, and HHS Issue FAQs on Enforcement of Final 2020 Benefit and Parameters Rule

Treasury, DOL, and HHS Issue FAQs on Enforcement of Final 2020 Benefit and Parameters Rule

At the end of August, the Treasury, Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released FAQs regarding the enforcement of the final 2020 benefit and parameters rule. Read this blog post from UBA to learn more.


On August 26, 2019, the Treasury, Department of Labor (DOL), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (collectively, the Departments) issued FAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation Part 40 (FAQs) regarding enforcement of the final rule.

Under the FAQs released after the final rule was published, the Departments will not initiate an enforcement action if an issuer or group health plan excludes the value of drug manufacturers’ coupons from the annual limitation on cost-sharing, until the final 2021 benefit payment and parameters rule is issued and effective.

SOURCE: Hsu, K. (6 September 2019) “Treasury, DOL, and HHS Issue FAQs on Enforcement of Final 2020 Benefit and Parameters Rule” (Web Blog Post). Retrieved from http://blog.ubabenefits.com/treasury-dol-and-hhs-issue-faqs-on-enforcement-of-final-2020-benefit-and-parameters-rule