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Regulatory Updates

New mothers can order a breast pump at no cost
We are pleased to announce that members living in Massachusetts can now order select breast pumps, at no cost to them, through our newly contracted suppliers, Ameda Direct and Medela, two of the nation's leading breast pump manufacturers.

Final Regulations for Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act
Final regulations regarding the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) are effective July 1, 2014 upon renewal and apply to all commercial plans, administrative service contracts, and fully insured plans—including grandfathered and non-grandfathered plans.

MA Health Care Reform
In May 2006, Massachusetts enacted a health care reform law that made the Commonwealth the first state in the nation to provide nearly universal health care coverage.

National Health Care Reform
View news and information on National Health Care Reform.

Medicare Updates
Required Reporting of Social Security Numbers.

Early Intervention Mandate
An overview of the Early Intervention Mandate.

Racial, Ethnic & Language Health Care Disparities
Collecting member data to help improve quality of care.

COBRA Updates
An overview of COBRA and mini-COBRA subsidies and what they mean for your business and your employees.

HIPAA Standard: Version 5010
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts prepares to implement the next HIPAA Standard: Version 5010.

Important Direct Pay Eligibility Changes
Find out about your Direct Pay eligibility and enrollment options for 2010.

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