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Agency: Joint agency request by the Minnesota Departments of Commerce and Health.
Summary: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Public Law 111-148 was enacted on March 23, 2010, and modified by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, Public Law 111-152 enacted on March 30, 2010, Section 1302(b). On November 25 2013, the Secretary issued a proposed rule under these acts that sets forth payment parameters and oversight provisions related to the risk adjustment, reinsurance, and risk corridors programs; cost-sharing parameters and cost-sharing reductions; and user fees for Federally-facilitated Exchanges. It also proposes additional standards with respect to composite rating, privacy and security of personally identifiable information, the annual open enrollment period for 2015, the actuarial value calculator, the annual limitation in cost sharing for stand-alone dental plans, the meaningful difference standard for qualified health plans offered through a Federally-facilitated Exchange, patient safety standards for issuers of qualified health plans, and the Small Business Health Options Program.
The proposed rule can be found at the United States Government Printing Office (.pdf).
Request for Comments: This request identifies a broad set of content areas of interest related to the proposed rule. This is a request for comment regarding the aforementioned proposed rule to assist the Departments in preparing a formal response. Comments are requested on all parts of the proposed rule and will be most useful if they are organized by the paragraph of the proposed rule to which they apply.
Date Requested: On or before 3 P.M. (CST) on Thursday, December 19, 2013.
How to Send Comments: Send written comments to HealthReform.MN@state.mn.us and write “2015 Payment Parameters” in the subject line of the email.