DC Bulletin 06-IB-004-8/29 dated October 23, 2014 is being reissued with revisions. The purpose of this bulletin is to clarify that limited benefit health plans, hospital indemnity, or other supplemental health policies shall not be marketed or represented as substitutes for health benefit plans, and that such plans do not provide sufficient coverage to qualify as minimum essential coverage, within the meaning of section 5000A(f) of the Internal Revenue Code, as mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The revision of Bulletin 06-IB-004-8/29 can be found by clicking here.
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