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CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients’ Health Insurance Choices for 2018

Healthcare News

CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients’ Health Insurance Choices for 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule for 2018, which proposes new reforms that are critical to stabilizing the individual and small group health insurance markets to help protect patients. This proposed rule would make changes to special enrollment periods, the annual open enrollment period, guaranteed availability, network adequacy rules, essential community providers, and actuarial value requirements; and announces upcoming changes to the qualified health plan certification timeline.  We will keep you posted on the progress.

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