New Guidance: Federal Regulators Allow “Collaborative Arrangements” for Enforcement

On March 15, 2013, federal regulators released guidance on how the Affordable Care Act’s new market reforms will be enforced. In a post that originally appeared on The Commonwealth Fund Blog, Katie Keith and Kevin Lucia describe how the new guidance fits into the Affordable Care Act’s enforcement framework and what the new guidance means for enforcement of the law’s most significant reforms. Continue reading

CCIIO Releases New Exchange Blueprint

States have consistently asked for more guidance from the federal government on health insurance exchanges, and, today, federal regulators delivered (at least partially). Sabrina Corlette discusses the Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight's release of the final Blueprint for Approval of Affordable State-based and State Partnership Insurance Exchanges. Continue reading

Get Ready for the Rulemaking!

The election results mean full steam ahead with implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The ultimate success of the law will hinge on decisions yet to be made by the federal agencies and the states. Sabrina Corlette blogs about the flurry of regulations and guidance we can expect in the coming days and weeks. Continue reading