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HHS Proposes Rules to Clarify Health Insurance Coverage
Health Leaders Media

The federal government on Wednesday unveiled proposed rules to help consumers better understand their health insurance benefits and costs, and search for the most appropriate coverage.

“We are telling insurance companies that they need to be more transparent about the benefits they offer, what they are spending premium dollars on, and justifications for any proposed rate increases,” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Donald Berwick, MD, said in a Wednesday afternoon media teleconference.