Thursday, July 5, 2018
Effective April 1, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) implemented new handling regulations for disability claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
In addition to claims under disability benefit plans, these new rules may also apply to other plans that provide disability benefits—such as pension, 401(k), or 403(b) plans.
The regulations mimic the claims and appeals requirements added to group health plans by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). They are procedural in nature and require that plans:
For more information, please contact the Brokerage Care Team at 844-273-9330.