45 CFR 155.100 - Establishment of a State Exchange.

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§ 155.100 Establishment of a State Exchange.

(a)General requirements. Each State may elect to establish:

(1) An Exchange that facilitates the purchase of health insurance coverage in QHPs in the individual market and that provides for the establishment of a SHOP; or

(2) An Exchange that provides only for the establishment of a SHOP.

(b)Timing. For plan years beginning before January 1, 2015, only States that provide reasonable assurances to CMS that they will be in a position to establish and operate only a SHOP for 2014 may elect to establish an Exchange that provides only for the establishment of a SHOP, pursuant to the process in § 155.105(c), (d), and/or (e), whichever is applicable. For plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2015, any State may elect to establish an Exchange that provides only for the establishment of a SHOP, pursuant to the process in § 155.106(a).

(c)Eligible Exchange entities. The Exchange must be a governmental agency or non-profit entity established by a State, consistent with § 155.110.

[ 77 FR 18444, Mar. 27, 2012, as amended at 78 FR 54134, Aug. 30, 2013]

Title 45 published on 12-Sep-2017 03:33

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 45 CFR Part 155 after this date.

  • 2017-04-18; vol. 82 # 73 - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    1. 82 FR 18346 - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, HHS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
      Final rule.
      These regulations are effective on June 19, 2017.
      45 CFR Parts 147, 155, and 156