Stakeholders Reviewing EHB Benchmark Plans As Comment Deadline Nears

Stakeholders and advocates are examining data on the 2017 essential health benefits "benchmark" plans proposed by each state to ensure non-discriminatory coverage and intend to provide comments to CMS. The agency posted the list of plans, as well as information about coverage benefits and exclusions, and will accept comments through Sept. 30. The new plans will replace the current benchmark plans, which are based on benefits offered in 2012. States had the option of picking their plan from among the...

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