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May 1, 2019

CMS Offers Flexibility to States Seeking to Minimize ACA’s Economic Burden

On May 1, 2019, CMS released a request for information to solicit ideas for developing a “State Relief and Empowerment Waiver” plan. The RFI is part of the Administration’s effort to offer states options for implementing alternative approaches to their insurance markets and waiving certain ACA requirements. The RFI focuses on new ideas for 1332 waivers that combine existing waiver, regulatory, and state law flexibilities.