HHS Warns Employers about Skimpy Health Plans

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is warning employers that group health care plans that do not provide coverage for inpatient hospital and physician services will not pass the health care reform law’s “minimum value” test, the second federal agency to do so.

A plan that denies such coverage “is not a health plan in any meaningful sense and is contrary to the purpose of the minimum value requirement,” HHS said Friday. Continue reading