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

By Amy Lotven / April 9, 2018 at 10:22 PM
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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