by Kristine Grow
February 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a new proposed rule from the Department of Health & Human Services for the individual health insurance market was released. Marilyn Tavenner, President and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), issued the following statement:
“We commend the Administration for proposing these regulatory actions as Congress considers other critical actions necessary to help stabilize and improve the individual market for 2018.
“Our commitment is to ensure short-term stability and long-term improvements. While we are reviewing the details, we support solutions that address key challenges in the individual market, promote affordability for consumers, and give states and the private sector additional flexibility to meet the needs of consumers. We appreciate the Administration’s efforts in proposing policies intended to address stability, affordability, and choice, helping consumers get the coverage they need.”