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Agencies Release FAQs on Issues Surrounding Receiving COVID Vaccinations

October 4, 2021     Today, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury released Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Affordable Care Act.    These FAQs provide guidance of how receiving COVID-19 vaccinations for eligibility HIPAA nondiscrimination, premium discounts under HIPAA wellness program purposes and for determining affordability of coverage with respect to the employer mandate. The important FAQs are provided below:   Q3: May a group health plan (or health insurance issuer… Read More