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Exchange rules aim to be evenhanded: official
Modern Healthcare

Federal regulators writing proposed rules that states must follow when designing insurance exchanges required by the healthcare reform law have aimed to avoid adverse selection and imposing disadvantages on participating insurers. Steve Larsen, deputy administrator and director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight at the CMS, told members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee that his staff shares the concerns of insurers that the rules expected “in the spring” not allow group health plans with grandfathered status advantages over plans without that status.

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