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the father of your father or mother

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Some commenters noted that an insured employer would lose grandfathered status if it changed carriers, but a self-insured plan would not lose grandfathered status if it changed plan administrators, officials say.
We note that the Regulations include special rules regarding the maintenance of grandfathered status with respect to collectively bargained health plans.
About 60% of our larger employer clients are planning on forgoing grandfathered status, which means they can do whatever they might chose to do in terms of plan design changes," says Randall Abbott, a senior consultant at Towers Watson.
According to the DHHS fact sheet about keeping the plan you have, between 36 percent and 66 percent of large employers will still be grandfathered in 2013, a year before many of required plan changes--including the essential benefits package--go into effect.
The interim final regulations estimate that approximately 51 percent of all employer plans will lose their grandfathered status by the end of 2013.
It first looked to determine if Congress had spoken directly to the question of whether the exercise, release or lapse of a GPA granted under a grandfathered GSTT-exempt trust was a "transfer under the trust" for purposes of TRA '86 Section 1433(b)(2)(A).
A plan can qualify for grandfathered status by showing that it is roughly the same today as it was before March 23, 2010, when PPACA was signed into law.
I'm grandfathered in: I can work forever as long as I can pass the physical and can get up those (tower) stairs,'' said Aune, who has won awards for his work.
An irrevocable trust created before that time is said to be "exempt" or "grandfathered;" GSTs from a grandfathered trust to its beneficiaries are not subject to the GST tax.
In 1984, amendments to the tax law effectively prohibited such arrangements but indefinitely grandfathered the existing paired-share REITs.
If the Grandfathered Person ceases to own more than 20 per cent of the outstanding shares of the Company or becomes the beneficial owner of more than 1 per cent of the number of outstanding shares in addition to those shares that the Grandfathered Person already holds, the exemption will cease to apply.
The council did not concede to the merchants' demands for grandfathered rights, but eventually approved ordinance amendments recommended by the Planning Commission.
Therefore, the ITFA grandfathered state laws that were in effect and legally enforceable prior to that date.
A number of those people who would be grandfathered got their apartments because they knew the unit was protected and the owner did not.