Insurers Irate As CMS Puts RA Payments On Hold, Call For New Rule

By Amy Lotven / July 10, 2018 at 9:16 AM
The insurance industry was caught off-guard by CMS' decision to hold off making any 2017 risk adjustment payments, and is calling on the Trump administration to issue an interim final rule that would smooth out legal concerns, or take another action, to avert the higher 2019 premium increases expected due to the uncertainty. CMS said Saturday (July 7) that it will suspend RA payments and collections due to a Feb. 28 decision in a federal court in New Mexico and...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.