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CMS Risk Adjustment Data Show $10.4B In Transfers For 2018 Benefit Year

By Amy Lotven
July 2, 2019 at 6:33 PM
CMS on Friday (June 28) reported it will transfer about $10.4 billion among exchange issuers in order to more evenly spread the financial risk of sicker consumers under ACA’s risk adjustment program for the 2018 benefit year. The agency also reported it paid $178 million to plans in the individual market and $193 million to small group issuers for the program’s new high-cost risk pool. The report shows the Affordable Care Act’s risk adjustment program continues to work as intended...


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