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CMS Proposes HIX Guidelines for 2015
Health Leaders Media

In proposed guidelines released Tuesday, CMS is seeking to pry open narrow networks with stricter standards for network adequacy and inclusion of more providers who serve low-income and medically underserved patients.

“CMS is working to strengthen the network adequacy requirements that took effect for this year for the first time under the Affordable Care Act,” a CMS spokesperson told HealthLeaders Media on Wednesday.