The Vitals

2016 Risk Corridor Guidance Avoids Mention Of Pending Litigation

November 08, 2017
Updated Story CMS’ latest risk corridor guidance leaves out all mention of pending lawsuits or settlements between the federal government and carriers over risk corridor underpayments -- which one health attorney said recent estimates put at around $8 billion. On Friday (Nov. 3), the agency released its timeline for making risk corridor payments for the 2016 benefit year, as well as payment dispute guidance and the processes through which carriers can seek payment adjustments. CMS reaffirms that...

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