This potentially left it unclear how the rule would apply to building or alteration commenced on July 18, 2016. To avoid confusion, the Department is finalizing § ninety two.103 with a technical change, by deleting the phrase “on or” from the primary sentence of § ninety two.103(a), and including “on or” earlier than the word “earlier than” within the last sentence of § ninety two.103(b). This resolves the paradox whereas offering leeway to activities commenced on July 18, 2016 the place it was not clear how the 2016 Rule utilized.
The Department agrees that health packages or actions that obtain contracts of insurance from the Federal government are covered entities beneath Section 1557. But this does not imply that health insurers, as such, are health packages or activities. The Department proposed in § 92.three(c) to state that an entity principally or otherwise engaged in the business of offering medical insurance wouldn’t be considered to be principally engaged within the business of providing healthcare, and on that sole basis, subject to the Section 1557 regulation.
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