Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 11/08/2017

Proposed NBPP Rule Steps Up Scrutiny Of People In Medicaid Gap

November 07, 2017
HHS' proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019 would ramp up income verifications of people who fall into the so-called Medicaid gap in states that didn't expand the program. This stepped-up oversight would make sure residents of those states who fall under 100 percent of the federal poverty level don't overstate their income so they can get subsidies to pay for insurance. The proposed rule states that the current regulations aren't strong enough, saying that they "generally require"...

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