State Exchange Leaders Express Concern about Potential Rule Changes

Today, 13 state-based marketplace directors submitted a joint letter to the US Department of Health and Human Services responding to its request for comment on possible changes to state insurance rules that could eliminate automatic re-enrollment and change cost-sharing reduction policies by 2021. The directors expressed concern that potential changes curtailing those policies would, “create market instability, harm consumers, and intrude on states’ rights to manage their insurance markets.” Read their letter.