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October 31, 2016 — Treasury/DOL/HHS Final Regulations on Excepted Benefits; Lifetime and Annual Limits; and Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance

August 2, 2016 — IRS Proposed Regulations on Information Reporting of Catastrophic Health Coverage and Other Issues Under Section 6055

June 10, 2016 — Treasury/DOL/HHS Proposed Regulations on Expatriate Health Plans, Expatriate Health Plan Issuers, and Qualified Expatriates; Excepted Benefits; Lifetime and Annual Limits; and Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance

February 20, 2013 — FAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation Part XII: Limitations on Cost-Sharing, Coverage of Preventive Services

February 20, 2013 — Final Regulations on Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value and Accreditation

November 26, 2012 — Proposed Regulations on Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value and Accreditation

November 20, 2012 — Proposed Regulations Addressing Essential Health Benefits

November 20, 2012 — Fact Sheet on Proposed Regulations Addressing Essential Health Benefits

July 3, 2012 — CMS/CCIIO Document, Essential Health Benefits: The Largest Three Small Group Products by State

February 17, 2012 — HHS Guidance: Frequently Asked Questions on Essential Health Benefits Bulletin

December 16, 2011 — CMS/CCIIO Essential Health Benefits Bulletin

October 7, 2011 — IOM Report Brief on Essential Health Benefits under PPACA

October 7, 2011 — IOM Criteria for Essential Health Benefits under PPACA

October 18, 2010 — FAQS about the Affordable Care Act Implementation Part III

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Council Materials

November 10, 2016 — Council President James A. Klein’s memo to members: policy priorities will need to overcome partisan conflict
September 23, 2014 — American Benefits Council sets course for Year 2020 with strategic plan for health, retirement policy
September 23, 2014 — American Benefits Council sets course for Year 2020 with strategic plan for health, retirement policy
September 18, 2014 — American Benefits Council to unveil long-term strategic plan at Press Club media briefing, Will set forth vision for health, retirement benefits policy in year 2020