In late November, CMS proposed new standardized insurance plans and called for new provider network adequacy standards. The agency also proposed new payment parameters and provisions related to the risk adjustment, reinsurance, and risk corridors programs for health insurers. CMS plans to hold the enrollment period between November 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017. Public comments are due December 21, 2015. Click here for a good 5-page CMS summary. Click here for the 381-page proposed rule.

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