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Final Health Care Reform Law Regulation Limits Employee’s Out-of-Pocket Expenses
Workforce Management

A final health care reform law regulation limits employee out-of-pocket expenses for group health care plans. The final regulation was issued Feb. 20 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. According to the law, an employee’s maximum annual out-of-pocket expenses cannot exceed the maximum limit allowed for that year for contributions to health savings accounts. The regulation will go into effect starting in 2014.