ACA Rate Filing and Risk Adjustment in the Time of COVID-19: A Discussion With Federal and State Regulators
ACA Rate Filing and Risk Adjustment in the Time of COVID-19: A Discussion with Federal and State Regulators
May 18, 2020 | Noon to 1:30 p.m. EDT | CE available
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ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
Our speakers discuss the potential effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the prospective impact of COVID-19 on 2021 rate filings, as well as 2020 reporting requirements and risk adjustment issues for individual and small group plans.
Speakers also discuss the final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters (NBPP) for 2021, which was released on May 7 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The guidance contains several provisions that insurers can use as blueprints for health plan innovation.
CMS provided insurers a one-week extension for the Qualified Health Plan (QHP) certification and rate review timeline in order to allow for additional time to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on health care utilization and expenditures. These dates include:
- Final rate filings that contain a QHP in the Health Insurance Oversight System Unified Rate Review (HIOS URR) states with Exchanges that utilize the Healthcare.gov platform are due on August 26, 2020.
- Final rate filings that contain a QHP to both CMS and the state for states with a state-based Exchange that does not use the Healthcare.gov platform are due on October 15, 2020.
- Final rate filings that only contain non-QHPs in the HIOS URR are due on October 15, 2020.
The NBPP includes several changes to provisions including drug manufacturer coupons, special enrollment periods, tax credit allocation, and value-based design plans.
David Shea, MAAA, FSA
Former Vice President, Academy Health Practice
Health Actuary, Virginia Bureau of Insurance
Director, Office of Special Initiatives and Pricing, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO)
Health Insurance Specialist, CCIIO
Cori Uccello, MAAA, FSA, FCA, MPP
Senior Health Fellow, American Academy of Actuaries
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