2015 Advocacy Efforts

On Sept 30, HAB Coalition submitted comments to the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) and state insurance commissioners on the proposed 2017 Essential Health Benefit (EHB) benchmark health plans.  Twenty-two (22) members signed on.

On May 22, HAB Coalition submitted a thank you letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the final role on the notice of benefit and payment parameters for 2016.  Thirty-three (33) members signed on.

From May through July, HAB Coalition submitted comments to various state insurance commissioners on their states’ proposed benchmark benefits plans under the Affordable Care Act.  At least thirty (30) members signed on to each letter.  These states, and the District of Columbia, include:

On March 2, HAB Coalition submitted comments to the CMS proposed rule on the summary of benefits and coverage and uniform glossary.  Eighteen (18) members signed on.