HHS: Student Health Insurance Final Rule
Federal Register, March 21, 2012, Page 16453-16470
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS.
This final rule establishes requirements for student health insurance coverage under the Public Health Service (PHS) Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act). The final rule defines ''student health insurance coverage'' as a type of individual health insurance coverage, and specifies that certain PHS Act requirements are inapplicable to this type of individual health insurance coverage. This final rule also amends the medical loss ratio and annual limits requirements for student health insurance coverage under the PHS Act.
Effective Date. This rule is effective on April 20, 2012. Applicability Dates. The amendment to 45 CFR Part 147 applies to student health insurance coverage for policy years beginning on or after July 1, 2012. The amendments to 45 CFR Part 158 apply beginning January 1, 2013, to health insurance issuers offering student health insurance coverage.
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