Verma: Silver-Loading Policy 'Under Review' At CMS

April 09, 2018
CMS Administrator Seema Verma confirmed Monday (April 8) that CMS officials are reviewing whether the agency will continue to allow states to “silver-load” rates for the 2019 plan year, in response to a query during a press call about the final 2019 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters . The rule makes no mention of silver-loading, or the practice of allowing insurers to limit rate hikes related to the loss of cost-sharing reductions to the “silver-level” products. The practice has...

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