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Compliance Q&A: What is the "Excepted Benefit" status and why does it matter?


The determination of whether a particular benefit may be “excepted" is important when structuring a particular solution – such as an FSA, EAP, or a carve-out point solution – to ease a plan sponsor's compliance with laws such as HIPAA, the ACA, and MHPAEA. Click below to read more on excepted benefit status, why it matters, and how a particular program might be structured to be considered excepted for these purposes.

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updated - 04/20/2024

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