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New Affordable Care Act Guidance; Church Plans And Contraceptive Coverage
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The pace of Affordable Care Act regulatory activity has slowed dramatically with the new year, particularly in comparison with the frenetic pace late in 2013 leading up to the January 1, 2014 implementation date for major ACA reforms. On January 9, 2014, however, the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services issued a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of the ACA, as well as the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA). This post discusses these FAQs and summarizes other recent regulatory and legal developments.