The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services expects soon to publish a final rule implementing certain requirements for state insurance exchanges mandated under the Affordable Care Act.
The rule has been sent to the Office of Management and Budget for review, one of the last steps before publication.
“This rule finalizes guidelines for the transitional risk-sharing programs, reinsurance and risk corridors, as well as for the risk adjustment program that will continue beyond the first three years of Exchange operations,” according to a CMS explanation. “The purpose of these programs is to protect health insurance issuers from the negative effects of adverse selection and to protect consumers from increases in premiums due to uncertainty for insurers.”
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access