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90-Day Health Care Coverage Waiting Period Limit - An Overview

June 17, 2014

For plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits group health plans and group health insurance issuers from applying any health care coverage waiting period that exceeds 90 days. However, other eligibility conditions that are not based solely on the lapse of time are generally allowed, unless the condition is designed to avoid compliance with the 90-day waiting period limit.

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