Experts: Consider ‘Smart Defaults’ For Auto-Reenrollment

By Amy Lotven / July 20, 2021 at 4:29 PM
Exchange operators should consider implementing a “smart default” process to help ensure that consumers who do not proactively sign up for a new plan are automatically reenrolled in the highest value, most appropriate product, according to a JAMA Health Forum analysis out Friday (July 16). A similar policy is already being pursued by California, officials say. As more Americans rely on the exchange plans for coverage, it’s increasingly important to develop policies that protect consumers from underinsurance when a...

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