Department of Health and Human Services: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2014
GAO-13-488R: Mar 26, 2013
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) new rule on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; and the HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2014. GAO found that (1) the final rule provides detail and parameters related to: the risk adjustment, reinsurance, and risk corridors programs; cost-sharing reductions; user fees for federally-facilitated Exchanges; advance payments of the premium tax credit; the federally-facilitated Small Business Health Option Program; and the medical loss ratio program; and (2) HHS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.