Fierce Healthcare June 28, 2021
Paige Minemyer

The Biden administration is proposing several updates to the regulations governing the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges in 2022.

Under the proposed rule, which would update or add new provisions to the finalized Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for the 2022 plan year, exchanges will have the option to offer new special enrollment periods for certain low-income customers who may benefit from enhanced premium tax credit options.

The ACA’s tax credits were expanded as part of the American Rescue Plan, a COVID-19 response bill signed into law earlier this year.

The proposed rule would also expand the open enrollment period, beginning on Nov. 1 and ending on Jan. 15, 2022. Under the rule, the expansion would apply in future years.

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