2017- TSGAC Comments: Market Stabilization Proposed Rule (CMS-9929-P)

Comments submitted on the proposed rule published in the Federal Register on February 17, 2017, and titled “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization,” CMS-9929-P (Proposed Rule

The Proposed Rule offers changes designed to help stabilize the individual and small group health insurance markets. Specifically, the Proposed Rule would amend standards relating to special enrollment periods, guaranteed availability, and the timing of the annual open enrollment period in the individual market for the 2018 plan year; standards related to network adequacy and essential
community providers for qualified health plans; and the rules around actuarial value requirements.