CMS Finalizes Open Enrollment Extension, New Monthly SEP

By Amy Lotven / September 17, 2021 at 8:15 PM
CMS on Friday (Sept. 17) finalized a proposal to extend the deadline for the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period through Jan. 15, despite requests by some insurers that the agency keep the Dec. 15 end date. The third installation of CMS’ 2022 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters also creates a new monthly special enrollment period for low-income individuals whose plans are largely covered by federal subsidies, but, in a change from the proposed rule, the SEP will only...

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