On December 1, HAB Coalition submitted comments along with the Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation (CPR) and the Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid (ITEM) Coalition to CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavit on the draft 2018 letter to issuers in the federally-facilitated marketplaces. There were 22 HAB sign-ons, and 41 sign-ons in total.
On October 6, HAB Coalition submitted comments along with the CPR and ITEM coalitions on HHS’ notice of benefit and payment parameters for 2018 proposed rule. There were 26 HAB sign-ons, and 49 sign-ons in total.
On March 28, HAB Coalition submitted comments along with the CPR and ITEM coalitions, as well as the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Health Task Force on the proposed summary of benefits and coverage and uniform glossary published by the Internal Revenue Service at the Department of the Treasury (IRS), the Employee Benefits Security Administration at the Department of Labor (EBSA), and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services at the Department of Health and Human Services (CMS). There were 25 HAB sign-ons, 45 sign-ons in total.