September 9, 1998
EBSA Press Release: Labor Department Proposes New Regulation to Give Patients Faster Answers and More Information from Their Health Care Plans [09/09/1998]
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The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a new regulation which will ensure patients a timely, fair internal review when they have a grievance against their health plan and an expedited review for urgent claims.
The proposed regulation, published Wednesday in the Federal Register: