States To CMS: Recalculate Reinsurance Funds Due To ARPA

By Amy Lotven / April 1, 2021 at 3:52 PM
Seven insurance commissioners running state-level reinsurance programs under 1332 waivers are asking CMS and Treasury to recalculate their federal pass-through dollars to account for the larger enrollment expected due the more generous Affordable Care Act credits in the American Rescue Plan. In a letter spearheaded by New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Chris Nicolopoulos, the commissioners say they face challenges in implementing the new law because they designed parameters for the 2021 reinsurance program that don’t factor in the enrollment increases due...

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