A list of the Regulatory Bulletins that the Massachusetts Division of Insurance has issued in 2013.
The Division of Insurance issued this Bulletin to facilitate an orderly implementation of open enrollment changes required under the federal Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act (“ACA”) beginning in 2013.
The purpose of this Bulletin is to inform commercial health insurers, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc. and Health Maintenance Organizations (“Carriers”) of changes to mandated mental health benefits (including substance use disorder benefits) necessitated by the issuance of final rules for “Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value and Accreditation” by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) as published in the Federal Register on February 25, 2013.
Bulletin 2013-03: Procedures Related to Insurance Claims Resulting From the Explosions Occurring in Boston on April 15, 2013 and Related Events
The Division of Insurance published this Bulletin to offer guidance and recommendations to all insurers licensed or authorized to operate in Massachusetts concerning the procedures they should adopt with regards to insurance claims resulting from the explosions occurring in Boston on April 15, 2013 and related event