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Compliance Alert: CMS Extends Transition Relief for Non-Compliant Plans through 2021

On January 31, 2020 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a one-year extension to the transition policy (originally announced November 14, 2013 and extended six times since) for individual and small group health plans that allows issuers to continue policies that do not meet ACA standards. In this alert you'll learn about the background of this extension, the transition relief policy for "grandmothered" plans, and the on-year extension.