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CMS Reversals On 1332s Could Chill States From Pursuing Reinsurance Programs

October 02, 2017
Health experts and stakeholders worry that two recent incidents in which state officials working with CMS were taken aback by the agency's last-minute concerns with their 1332 waiver requests to create reinsurance programs could undermine trust in the federal government and chill other states from pursuing state-based reforms. Stakeholders tracking the 1332s were shocked on Friday when Oklahoma withdrew its waiver request saying the federal administration had not approved the waiver despite earlier signaling it would do so by Sept...

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