29 CFR 2590.701-1 - Basis and scope.

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§ 2590.701-1 Basis and scope.
(a) Statutory basis. This Subpart B implements Part 7 of Subtitle B of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (hereinafter ERISA or the Act).
(b) Scope. A group health plan or health insurance issuer offering group health insurance coverage may provide greater rights to participants and beneficiaries than those set forth in this Subpart B. This Subpart B sets forth minimum requirements for group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group health insurance coverage concerning:
(1) Limitations on a preexisting condition exclusion period.
(2) Certificates and disclosure of previous coverage.
(3) Rules relating to counting creditable coverage.
(4) Special enrollment periods.
(5) Prohibition against discrimination on the basis of health factors.
(6) Additional requirements prohibiting discrimination based on genetic information.
(7) Use of an affiliation period by an HMO as an alternative to a preexisting condition exclusion.
[69 FR 78763, Dec. 30, 2004, as amended at 74 FR 51683, Oct. 7, 2009]

Title 29 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-10-01; vol. 79 # 190 - Wednesday, October 1, 2014
    1. 79 FR 59130 - Amendments to Excepted Benefits
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Internal Revenue Service
      Final rules.
      Effective date. These final regulations are effective on December 1, 2014. Applicability date. These final regulations apply to group health plans and group health insurance issuers for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2015.
      26 CFR Part 54

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Title 29 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 29 CFR 2590 after this date.

  • 2014-10-01; vol. 79 # 190 - Wednesday, October 1, 2014
    1. 79 FR 59130 - Amendments to Excepted Benefits
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Internal Revenue Service
      Final rules.
      Effective date. These final regulations are effective on December 1, 2014. Applicability date. These final regulations apply to group health plans and group health insurance issuers for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2015.
      26 CFR Part 54