ERISA Loophole

A popular term for a loophole in US federal law that prevents employee health plans from being sued, despite the fact that health plans increasingly dictate treatment decisions; this serves to pass liability to the physician
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We estimate that millions of retirees and their beneficiaries have lost needed health insurance coverage because of the glaring ERISA loophole that HR 5405 seeks to close."