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CMS Posts QRS Draft Scoring Specifications
Comments due April 28

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting comments on its proposed quality rating system (QRS) draft scoring methodology, which will be used to create the quality ratings for qualified health plans offered in the health insurance exchanges. Standards regarding the QRS were included in the attached proposed rule, and scoring specifications have been posted to CMS’ website. To submit comments on the QRS draft scoring specifications, send an email to with the subject line “QRS Draft Scoring Specification Comments” by April 28. Comments on other provisions of the attached proposed rule are due April 21.