CMS Sends Extra Reinsurance Funds To States; W&M Bills Would Boost Program

By Donna Haseley / September 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM
CMS last week distributed an additional $452 million in federal funding made possible by the American Rescue Plan to help 13 states improve access to affordable exchange coverage using their section 1332 state-based reinsurance waivers. The move came days before the House Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means committees started marking up legislation this week that would boost federal funding for state reinsurance programs moving forward and set up a temporary federal funding pot for those states that don’t...

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