CMS To Let States Offer Wellness Programs On The ACA Exchanges

By Ariel Cohen
September 30, 2019 at 6:54 PM
The Trump administration is inviting states to participate in health-contingent wellness demonstrations for their individual markets that would lower premiums by up to 30% for people who meet certain health requirements. But policy experts worry the demonstrations will end up penalizing people with health issues or preexisting conditions who cannot meet the set wellness standards, even though CMS says that states must ensure they do not discriminate based on health status. CMS announced on Monday (Sept. 30) that it will...

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