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GRANDFATHER, domestic relations. The father of one's father or mother. The father's father is called the paternal grandfather; the mother's father is the maternal grandfather.

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Under initial regulations issued by the new law, a group health plan could lose grandfathered status if it changed insurance carriers.
The grandfathered plan rules can exempt a plan or policy issuer from many Affordable Care Act requirements, such as a new preventive benefits package mandate and a minimum medical loss ratio requirement.
The following chart briefly identifies whether grandfathered plans are subject to the following PPACA provisions:
And according to the survey, 53% of companies are making changes despite the uncertainty about regulations on grandfathered status.
In order to stay grandfathered and avoid some of the new changes, a health plan that was in effect on March 23 CANNOT:
Further, retaining grandfathered status over a period of many years could become more difficult, and it appears the new regulations could take away some of the choices small businesses have to keep up with the increasing cost of health care insurance.
grandfathered plans) - when the health law was enacted - from many new requirements, including benefit mandates, caps on out-of-pocket expenses, limits on age-based premiums, and other consumer protections.
In Peterson, the decedent had a testamentary GPA to appoint property in a grandfathered GSTT-exempt marital trust created under her husband's will.
However, it grandfathered five existing paired-share REITs that were in existence at the time.
However, the $1 million limit on acquisition debt incurred after October 13, 1987, is reduced--but not below zero--by the grandfathered debt.
They also decided that those close to retirement should be grandfathered in the prior plan benefits.
Ninety percent of companies said they anticipate losing grandfathered status by 2014, with the majority expecting to do so in the next two years.