Essential Health Benefits Update and Advocacy Opportunities

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On February 20th, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services issued the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016 final rule (Final Rule 2016), which among changes in other areas, finalized changes to the Essential Health Benefits (EHB) standard. This fact sheet provides an overview of existing EHB rules, changes or clarifications made to the EHB standard in the Final Rule 2016, and advocacy opportunities available.

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Date: Mar 2015
Author: National Health Law Program