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Tougher transparency rules proposed for health exchange plans
Modern Healthcare

Consumer advocates are cheering the Obama administration’s plans to strengthen transparency rules for provider networks and drug formularies so that insurance exchange customers will be able to make informed choices. “There are a lot of good things in here that are increasing transparency and adding to access for people with chronic conditions,” Eric Gascho, assistant vice president of government affairs with the National Health Council, said of the draft regulations issued Friday for enrollment in marketplace plans for 2016 and beyond.