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HHS Updates CLAS Requirements

in Affordable Care Act, Health Benefits

Have you ever noticed that EOBs are now five pages long?  I recently received one in the mail that needed it’s own table of contents.  One of the reasons is that the ACA requires non-grandfathered group health plans to provide  notices (such as EOBs and SBCs) in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner, referred to as the CLAS requirements.    The regulations implementing this requirement also require non-grandfathered health plans to make certain accommodations for notices sent to an address in a county meeting a threshold percentage of people who are literate only in the same non-English language. This threshold percentage is set at 10… Continue Reading