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Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 03/25/2020

Insurers Call For SEP, Increased Subsidies, Risk Mitigation

By Amy Lotven / March 20, 2020 at 3:54 PM
Key insurance industry lobbies are now calling for federal lawmakers to open healthcare.gov for a special enrollment period (SEP) to ensure anyone who needs coverage can get it regardless of coverage status, but also request a temporary federal backstop to mitigate the financial risk. CMS confirmed over the weekend that it is weighing the option, and reiterated that people can still visit the federal marketplace to see whether they're eligible for an existing SEP "We will continue to work closely...


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