Agency Profile

HHS releases plan for retrospective rule review

Posted on May 26, 2011

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a new plan aimed at improving the agency’s rulemaking and regulatory process. Pursuant to President Obama’s Executive Order 13563 of January 18, 2011, and its intent to make the nation’s overall regulatory process more transparent and less cumbersome, the HHS plan sets forth the agency’s priorities for reviewing, streamlining, and if necessary, removing existing rules and regulations.

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Agency Profile: Department of Labor

Posted on December 13, 2010

The responsibilities for implementing the Affordable Care Act are spread across several federal departments and the offices within them. This is the latest in a series of briefs developed by HealthReformGPS describing the implementing agencies and their roles.

Though the Affordable Care Act (ACA) left the basic framework of ERISA unchanged, it introduced many new requirements on employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) to strengthen the rights of beneficiaries. DOL is the lead agency responsible for implementing these new requirements.

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Agency Profile: Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight

Posted on November 29, 2010

The responsibilities for implementing the Affordable Care Act are spread across several federal departments and the offices within them. This is the latest in a series of briefs developed by HealthReformGPS describing the implementing agencies and their roles.

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Agency Profiles: Introduction

Posted on November 15, 2010

The responsibilities for implementing the health reform law are spread across several departments and offices within them. HealthReformGPS is launching a new series of briefs that examine how these duties are allocated across the executive branch. We start with this overview.

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