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CMS Announces HIX Changes for 2015
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In their “Final 2015 Letter” released Friday for the new public exchanges, federal officials announce a relatively easy framework for health plan and beneficiary policy renewals for 2015, adopt changes related to provider networks, and set a 2015 health plan application timeline that pegs open enrollment to begin Nov. 15.

Health plan executives and state exchange officials alike have anxiously awaited a decision on how the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services would set 2015 renewal rules.