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CHBE Releases Qualified Health Plan Solicitation

The California Health Benefit Exchange (CHBE) has issued a formal request to health plans that intend to submit bids to participate as Qualified Health Plans (QHPs). CHBE will certify QHPs based on the exchange’s mission, values and goals of better care, better health and lower costs for Californians. The review and selection of health plans will be guided by the principles and policies adopted by the CHBE Board at its August meeting. As an active purchaser, CHBE will seek three-year contracts with QHPs, which will be limited to two to three plan products per geographic service area. The deadline to submit a Notice of Intent to Bid form to CHBE is Oct. 17. For more information, visit