New Obligations Imposed on Group Health Plan Sponsors
27 February 2009
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIP), enacted on February 4, 2009, imposes significant new obligations on sponsors of group health plans. The law expands health insurance coverage assistance made available to certain low-income individuals, and it also expands the groups of individuals who may be eligible for assistance.