CMS Announces $8.1M In State Grants; Funds May Support EHB Changes

February 06, 2018
CMS Monday (Feb. 5) announced $8.1 million in grants to support states in planning and implementing certain marketplace reforms -- specifically for activities related to assessing and potentially altering their essential health benefits (EHB) packages, as well as ensuring issuers are complying with a federal requirement to make coverage available -- and renewable -- for all applicants. The funding opportunity comes as the White House' Office of Management and Budget is reviewing the final 2019 Notice of Benefit and Payment...

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