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States race to supply insurance recommendations
Modern Healthcare

State health insurance commissioners said they are working fast and furiously to complete definitions and recommendations to HHS so the agency can draft hotly anticipated rules on how health plans can spend premium dollars. The commissioners said they want to make sure that the rules encourage quality and innovation while holding insurers accountable. “If we are going to get costs under control without degrading quality, we have to encourage quality improvement initiatives,” said Sandy Praeger, Kansas insurance commissioner.