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

July 10, 2018
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...

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