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Feb 15, 2013

The Tribal Consultation Plan, submitted to HHS as part of the Design Review process, describes the ongoing meetings and consultations between the federally recognized tribes and urban Indian Organizations in New York and the Health Benefit Exchange.

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Feb 13, 2013

On February 13, 2013, the New York Health Benefit Exchange released a Request for Applications (RFA) for the In-Person Assistor (IPA) and Navigator Program, which will provide in-person enrollment assistance to individuals, families, small businesses and their employees who apply for health insurance through the Exchange.

The RFA is available here.

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Jan 31, 2013

On January 31, 2013 the New York Health Benefit Exchange issued its invitation to health insurers and dental plans to participate in the New York Health Benefit Exchange.  The invitation and related documents are listed below.   Please note that the invitation is comprised of 13 documents.  Each document is posted in PDF format as well as Microsoft Word/Excel format for ease of use.

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Jan 22, 2013

On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Department of Labor and Department of Health and Human Services issued a proposed rule on incentives for nondiscriminatory wellness programs in group health plans. 

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Jan 2, 2013

On December 5, 2012, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued a proposed rule on Establishment of the Multi-State Plan Program for the Affordable Insurance Exchanges. This proposed rule would implement the Multi-State Plan Program.  Through contracts with OPM, health insurance issuers will offer at least two multi-State plans on each of the Exchanges.  Comments were due by January 4, 2013.

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Dec 21, 2012

On December 7, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule on benefit and payment parameters for 2014. This proposed rule provides further detail and parameters related to: the risk adjustment, reinsurance, and risk corridors programs; cost-sharing reductions; user fees for a Federally facilitated Exchange; advance payments of the premium tax credit; a Federally facilitated Small Business Health Option Program; and the medical loss ratio program. Comments were due by December 31, 2012.
 

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Dec 21, 2012

On November 27, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a request for information to seek public comments regarding health plan quality management in Exchanges. Comments were due by December 27, 2012.

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Dec 21, 2012

On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a proposed rule on health insurance market rules and rate review. This proposed rule would implement the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) policies related to fair health insurance premiums, guaranteed availability, guaranteed renewability, risk pools, and catastrophic plans. The proposed rule would clarify the approach used to enforce the applicable requirements of the ACA with respect to health insurance issuers and group health plans that are non-federal governmental plans.

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Dec 21, 2012

In the Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value, and Accreditation Proposed Rule (“EHB Rule”) published on November 26, 2012, HHS proposed to define EHB based on state-specific benchmark plans.  The EHB Rule requests public comment on proposed state EHB-benchmark plans.  To aid commenters with their review, HHS provided additional information for each proposed EHB-benchmark plan, including a list of state-required benefits.

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Dec 21, 2012

On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a proposed rule on standards related to essential health benefits, actuarial value, and accreditation. This proposed rule outlines Exchange and issuer standards related to coverage of essential health benefits and actuarial value.

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