The government should revise regulations that are supposed to help employers that like their plans keep their plans, according to Rep. Phil Roe.

Roe, R-Tenn., chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee health subcommittee, made that argument today at a hearing on the effects of PPACA on employer-provided health coverage.

PPACA already has started to apply many new rules, such as a ban on lifetime benefits limits and new minimum annual benefits limits, on group health plans, and the law is applying other rules, such as new benefits determination review rules, both group and individual plans.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.