State Requirements for Exchange--Reinsurance and Risk Adjustments

Docket ID: HHS-OS-2011-0022
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This rule implements requirements for States related to reinsurance, risk corridors, and a permanent risk adjustment. The goals of these programs are to minimize negative impacts of adverse selection inside the Exchanges.
RIN: 0938-AR07
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Governmental Jurisdictions)
CFR Citation: 45 CFR 155,45 CFR 156
Priority: Economically Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: PL 111-148, secs 1341 and 1342
Government Levels Affected: State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Governmental Jurisdictions
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM07/15/201176 FR 41866
NPRM Comment Period End09/28/2011
Final Action03/23/201277 FR 17220
Final Action Effective05/22/2012
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Oct 31, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/28/2011
ID: HHS-OS-2011-0022-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 03/23/2012
ID: HHS-OS-2011-0022-0692

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Agency Contact
Alissa Deboy
Health Insurance Specialist, Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight
7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244
Baltimore, MD 21244
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