CMS Waits To Broadly Release Public-Use Files; Directory Data Still 'Coming Soon'

October 23, 2015 at 6:18 PM
CMS will wait to broadly release its federal marketplace data files, which can be used to create cost calculators and other tools to help consumers shop for health insurance, until closer to Nov. 1 instead of this week as advocacy groups had hoped. The public-use files were released the day before open enrollment began in 2014, a CMS spokesperson said Friday (Oct. 23), and will likely be out the same time this year as well. Agency officials also said that...

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