Chirp - Proposed rule – comments due Feb. 13

On Jan. 15, the HHS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a proposed rule titled: Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Programs, and Exchanges: Essential Health Benefits in Alternative Benefit Plans, Eligibility Notices, Fair Hearing and Appeal Processes for Medicaid and Exchange Eligibility Appeals and Other Provisions Related to Eligibility and Enrollment for Exchanges, Medicaid and CHIP, and Medicaid Premiums and Cost Sharing.  Section I.B.15, beginning on page 121, addresses medical support.  Comments on the proposed rule must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Feb. 13, 2013.