- HHS, DOL and
Treasury Department released “Part 2” of the regulations surrounding the ban on balance-billing that
was included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. This interim final
rule outlines the arbitration process triggered by balance-billing claims.
- According to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, there will be a vote
tonight on the bipartisan $1 trillion INVEST in America Act, as Democrats
scramble to put together a reconciliation bill that the entire party in both
chambers can agree on.
- Representatives Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Adrian Smith (R-NE)
introduced H.R. 5318 last week, which would provide much-needed relief for
employers seeking to comply with the reporting requirements for enforcement of
the ACA's individual and employer mandates. Contact your legislators and
ask them to support this legislation.
- On Tuesday, October 5, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET, CMS will
host a webinar providing updates and information a new agent or broker will
need to successfully operate in the Marketplace. Click here for information on how to attend.
- Please submit any follow-up info from your summer
in-district meetings here.
Be sure to include the name of the member of Congress, date and time of the