Fierce Healthcare August 15, 2019
CMS will now require Affordable Care Act exchange plans to post their quality star rating for consumers to see starting next year.
The Trump administration will require Affordable Care Act exchange plans to display their star ratings received for quality, in a move aimed at boosting transparency.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said on Thursday that the new requirement will apply to plans sold on the ACA’s exchanges in the 2020 coverage year. Consumers would be able to check a plan’s five-star rating on exchange websites such as Healthcare.gov.
“This addresses our strongly held commitment to equip consumers with the tools they need to find the best choice possible,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma in...