Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois


June 28, 2013

Legislative Update
Federal Government Releases Final Rule, Guidance on Minimum Essential Coverage
On June 26, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services filed a final rule, and the Internal Revenue Service released two notices covering minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Get the details.

Affordable Care Act Question of the Week: SHOP Exchanges
This week’s question addresses the federally facilitated Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) exchanges.
Find out what takes effect in 2014.

News and Updates
IRS Announces Inflation Adjustments for 2014 HSAs and HDHPs
These adjustments to contribution limits, deductible amounts and out-of-pocket limits affect Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs).
Review the changes and how to prepare for 2014.

Health and Wellness
Fit Facts: Fireproof Your Home
When it comes to fire prevention, safety begins at home.
Share this safety checklist with employees.

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