Category Archives: Stay Informed


Maryland Changes Essential Health Benefit Selection

Based on new HHS guidance, Maryland’s HCRCC met on December 17, 2012 and reversed its selection of the state employee plan as the state’s Essential Health Benefit Benchmark. On Monday, the HCRCC voted to select the Small Employer Plan as … Continue reading

HHS Release Essential Health Benefit and Health Benefit Exchange Regulations

Advocates have limited time to submit comments to HHS on recently released regulations on the Essential Health Benefits Benchmark. The CCIIO fact sheet can be found here. All comments must be submitted to HHS by December 26, 2012. Areas of … Continue reading

Just Released Guide to Parity Compliance

The Partnership for Workplace Mental Health and the American Psychiatric Association just released an Employer Guide for Compliance with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act,  a self-compliance tool for employers. The tool, developed by Milliman, will enable all … Continue reading