Tag: AHP

Final Rule Rescinds Trump-Era Association Health Plans

The US Department of Labor recently finalized regulations governing the formation of Association Health Plans, reversing a 2018 Trump-era policy. In a recent Health Affairs Forefront article, CHIR’s Sabrina Corlette reviews the final rule and its impact on small business health insurance.

Proposed Rule Would Roll Back Expansion Of Association Health Plans

Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor proposed a rule rescinding a Trump-era regulation that expanded the use of Association Health Plans (AHPs). In a post for Health Affairs Forefront, CHIR’s Sabrina Corlette takes a look at the history of AHPs and what’s at stake in the Biden administration’s proposal to roll back the 2018 rule.

The MEWA Files: Lifting the Curtain on DOL’s Investigation into AHPs and Other Fraudulent Health Plans

CHIR is releasing several thousand pages of Department of Labor (DOL) investigative records regarding Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements (MEWAs), including Association Health Plans (AHPs), which it received through a 2018 Freedom of Information Act request. CHIR alumna Christine Monahan takes us through what is in these files and how you can access them yourself.

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