HHS aims to increase health care access, affordability in proposed rule for 2023
The proposed rule also would explicitly prohibit health insurance issuers from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
By Alan Goforth|January 03, 2022 at 02:52 PM
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The Biden administration last week issued a proposed rule that it said will make it easier for millions of consumers to find affordable, comprehensive health coverage in 2023. The proposed rule aims to improve shopping for health care coverage, establish rules to ensure people can access care and advance health equity for consumers purchasing Marketplace coverage.
“Today’s rule is part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing efforts to ensure an equitable health-care system as we continue to make coverage more accessible and affordable,” said Xavier Becerra, Health and Human Services secretary. “We are building a more competitive, transparent and affordable health care market. At the end of the day, health care should be a right for everyone, not a privilege for some.”
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