CMS wants to cut ACA exchange fees, end silver-loading

Modern Healthcare: The CMS issued a proposed rule on Thursday that would cut Affordable Care Act user fees and laid the groundwork to eliminate "silver-loading."

In its proposed notice of benefit and payment parameters for ACA exchanges in 2020, the agency proposed reducing the exchange user fee that is charged to health insurers to fund the health insurance exchanges. That would help lower consumer premiums in 2020, the agency said.

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