Posts dated "09/2010"

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act a/k/a Affordable Care Act (“Act”) Grandfathered Status

The District Council Iron Workers Welfare Plan of Northern New Jersey believes that its Plan is a "grandfathered health plan" under the above Act. As permitted by the Act, a grandfathered health plan can preserve certain basic health coverage that was already in effect when that law was enacted. Prior to the Act being signed into law on March 23, 2010, plan benefits changes were previously adopted by the Trustees at their meeting of March 16, 2010 and notice of those benefit changes, effective July 1, 2010, were sent to you on May 12, 2010.

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