The Vitals

Hogan Signs ACA Stabilization Bill, Seeks 1332 Waiver Approval Before Rate Filing Deadline

April 09, 2018
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) signed into law a measure to impose a tax on issuers in order to fund a state reinsurance program and restrict short-term and association health plans within Maryland. Implementation of the legislation’s reinsurance program is contingent on the state securing an Affordable Care Act 1332 waiver, which Maryland officials hope to get approved by CMS before the 2019 rate filing deadlines. The legislation, which was approved by the General Assembly last week and drew bipartisan...

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