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"In Reference To The FAQ"... The DOL FAQ Dissected - Part Deux!

On October 10, 2014, the Department of Labor, in conjunction with other regulatory agencies, released its “FAQ XXI.” In response, during its October Webinar, The Phia Group tore through the FAQ, sharing its concerns regarding the FAQ’s questionable verbiage and provisions. The support shown for The Phia Group’s October Webinar, “Creeping Around Pitfalls on the Way to Scary Savings! – How to Avoid Horror When Implementing Cost Containment Schemes!” was overwhelming! Not only did we enjoy an incredible turnout, but our attendees responded by providing some thought provoking insight to consider. Many of our industry’s greatest minds have since joined The Phia Group in assessing the FAQ’s meaning, impact, and steps we need to take to continue down the path of Reference Based Pricing. In November, we will share these ideas and conclusions with you.

Join The Phia Group’s CEO, Adam V. Russo; Sr. VP & General Counsel, Ron E. Peck; and other members of the legal team as we continue to dissect the FAQ, its key provisions, and how it impacts “RBP Plans .

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Phia Group Consulting Addresses Regulatory Compliance

Braintree, MA – For years, The Phia Group’s team of consultants have been dealing with various regulatory inquiries. In response to the impending influx of regulation bound to follow the recent election and rollout of PPACA’s most complex provisions, The Phia Group announced this week the official formation of its Regulatory Compliance team.

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FAQs about Affordable Care Act Implementation (Part XXII)
United States Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration

November 6, 2014

Set out below are additional Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of the Affordable Care Act. These FAQs have been prepared jointly by the Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (collectively, the Departments). Like previously issued FAQs (available at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/healthreform/ and http://www.cms.gov/cciio/resources/fact-sheets-and-faqs/index.html), these FAQs answer questions from stakeholders to help people understand the new law and benefit from it, as intended.

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