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Feds Release Final Rules on Health Plan Language
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Starting Sept. 23, 150 million private health plan customers will be able to shop for coverage with the use of advertising materials that use the same template, so buyers can get apples to apples comparisons, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services final rule released Thursday.

“For too many Americans today choosing a health plan means reading through a human resources booklet usually the size of a small phonebook,” said Acting CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner during a news conference.