DOL Cracks Down on Fraudulent Health Plans

Under the Affordable Care Act, the Department of Labor (DOL) today published final rules relating to reporting requirements for multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWAs) and entities claiming exception (ECEs) and the additional enforcement authority to crack down on fraudulent health plans.  Specifically, the law gives the department additional authority to issue ex parte cease and desist orders and to seize assets when it is apparent that fraud is taking place within a MEWA.

Details here.


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