CMS says direct enrollment alleviates need for navigators

New Enrollment Pathway For Web-based Entities To Go Live For 2019

August 07, 2018
CMS is on track to allow web-based brokers and other approved entities to directly link into healthcare.gov's eligibility hub and testing is underway with at least one applicant expecting to have agency approval sometime in August. Meanwhile, CMS Administrator Seema Verma told reporters at a recent event that the agency expects the investment in enhanced direct enrollment to alleviate the need for navigators, whose funding the agency has slashed. Web-based brokers have for years urged CMS to create a pathway...

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