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Weekly Health Policy Update: HHS Releases Final Rules Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value and Accreditation

Posted in Health Policy

By Elizabeth Carpenter

Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States.

Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up is our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, HHS issued final rules this week related to essential health benefits, actuarial value and accreditation and Simpson and Bowles released a new deficit reduction plan.

Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States update is our weekly State of the States report on Health Insurance Exchange developments. Last week, HHS released a long-awaited final rule for essential health benefits, accreditation requirements for QHP’s and actuarial value.