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CMS delays star ratings for HealthCare.gov plans
Modern Healthcare

The CMS is delaying plans to roll out a star-rating system intended to help consumers make informed decisions as they shop for health insurance on HealthCare.gov.

In January, the CMS announced it planned to roll out a quality rating system for plans on the federal marketplace this fall, in time for the individual market open enrollment period for the 2017 plan year. The fourth open enrollment is set for Nov. 1, 2016, to Jan. 31, 2017. The agency now intends to introduce the ratings in time for the fifth open enrollment, which kicks off Nov. 1, 2017.

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