Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary

Docket ID: IRS-2011-0026
Agency: Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Treasury (TREAS)
These proposed regulations provide guidance concerning the development and utilization of uniform explanation of coverage documents, standardized definitions, and the provision of additional information under sections 2715 and 2715A of the Public Health Service Act, incorporated into section 9815 of the Internal Revenue Code by section 1563(f) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148.
RIN: 1545-BJ94
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 26 CFR 54
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 26 USC 7805, 26 USC 9833
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM08/22/201176 FR 52442
Solicitation of Comments - Templates and Instructions08/22/201176 FR 52475
NPRM Comment Period End10/21/2011
Final Action Completed by TD 957502/14/201277 FR 8668
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Organization: CC:TEGE
Keyword(s): Benefits Security
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Mar 23, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 02/14/2012
ID: IRS-2011-0026-0029
Comment Period Closed
Oct 21, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/22/2011
ID: IRS-2011-0026-0001
Comment Period Closed
Oct 21, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/22/2011
ID: IRS-2011-0026-0002

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Agency Contact
Karen B. Levin
Attorney-Advisor (Tax)
202 622-6080
202 622-7865 (Fax)
1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4024, Washington, DC 20224
Washington, DC 20224
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