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HHS Proposes Rules to Verify Health Care Premium Subsidy Eligibility
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The Department of Health and Human Services on Jan. 14 issued a proposed rule outlining the process that regulators will use to verify individuals’ eligibility for federal premium subsidies to purchase health insurance through public exchanges. Under the proposed rule, administrators of state and federal insurance exchanges must verify whether applicants seeking tax credits to buy health care coverage through an exchange are enrolled or eligible for qualifying coverage in an employer-sponsored health care plan.