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Essential benefits rules go to OMB for review
Modern Healthcare

The CMS submitted rules on essential health benefits two days after the presidential election for the final stage of review before publication.

The widely anticipated rules continuing to outline essential health benefits, or the specific coverage requirements, of insurance plans in coming health insurance exchanges were submitted to the Office of Management and Budget on Nov. 8, according to its website. The proposed rules also will lay out the exchanges’ “actuarial value, quality, and accreditation” standards.