Facts & Resources
Final Rule Represents an Important Step Forward but More is Necessary to Promote Affordable Coverage
Making health coverage more affordable and helping the 49 million uninsured Americans obtain coverage are fundamental goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Beginning in
The Essential Health Benefits Coalition (EHBC/Coalition) appreciates the opportunity to submit comments on the proposed rule, “Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value, and Accreditation,” issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (Department/HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and published in the November 26, 2012 Federal Register.
This is a country-wide survey in regards to how Health Insurance Exchange is implemented as well as the EHB Benchmark Plan Selection.
Ensuring Coverage Affordability Must be Central Objective in Implementing Essential Health Benefits (EHB) Package
The Essential Health Benefits Coalition (EHBC) appreciates that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognized the crucial need for state flexibility in its transitional strategy to implement the essential health benefits (EHB) package.
The Essential Health Benefits Coalition (“EHBC”) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments in response to the “Essential Health Benefits Bulletin” as issued by Department of
The Essential Health Benefits Coalition is a broad-based organization representing large and small employers from various sectors of the economy, pharmacy benefit managers, and health plans operating in every state. The coalition is committed to adoption of an essential health benefits package that is affordable and flexible in order to better enable employers and individuals to obtain and maintain health care coverage.MORE