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CMS to Perform Rate Reviews in 10 States
Health Leaders Media

Ten states have been notified that the Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services will be taking over responsibility for reviewing certain health insurance premiums increases proposed by insurers in their states.

The move, effective Sept. 1, 2011, is part of Affordable Care Act regulations that require significant rate increases in all states to be reviewed by independent experts and disclosed to the public.