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Administration Releases New Health Law Rules for Insurers, Employers

Posted on 11/21/2012 by |Health | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthBy Julie Appleby, Jay Hancock and Mary Agnes Carey, Staff Writers, Kaiser Health News Long-awaited details on how insurers can structure health benefits and premiums for policies that will cover tens of millions of Americans starting in 2014 were released by the Obama administration Tuesday. The three proposed rules reaffirm key elements of the 2010 federal health law, including its requirement that insurers accept all applicants, even those with health conditions, and not charge higher rates based on health, gender …