HHS to Give States More Flexibility to Implement Health Reform
The Department of Health and Human Services released a bulletin late last week outlining proposed policies that will give states more flexibility and freedom to implement the Affordable Care Act.
The Affordable Care Act ensures all Americans have access to quality, affordable health insurance. To achieve this goal, the law ensures that health insurance plans offered in the individual and small group markets, both inside and outside of the Affordable Insurance Exchanges (Exchanges), offer a comprehensive package of items and services, known as “essential health benefits.”
Read more: http://ow.ly/83R65 [HHS Press Release, Dec. 16, 2011]