In CMS
Apr 13th, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) put on display April 9 a rule that finalizes several proposed changes that will significantly expand the role of states in the administration of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), with the intention to reduce regulatory burden and increase flexibility. Background of the PPACA President Obama ...
In CMS
Jan 18th, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended enrollment periods for those impacted by 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This gives them access to health coverage on the Federal Health Insurance Exchange and provides additional time to join, drop, or switch Medicare health and prescription drug plans. The ...
In Billing
Mar 16th, 2012
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) released March 12 a final rule outlining Affordable Health Insurance Exchanges (Exchanges) and their operation. The rule reflects an easier process of implementation than expected by states when health care reform laws were signed in 2010. HHS: We Made Exchanges Easier for States was last modified: ...