Overview of the July 1, 2013 Final Rule on Exchange Functions: Eligibility for Exemptions; Miscellaneous Minimum Essential Coverage Provisions
July 03, 2013
Since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, there has been consistent federal guidance employing and clarifying its provisions. Hilltop develops regulation summaries to assist state and local policymakers in their implementation of health reform. On July 1, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final rule on Exchange functions: eligibility for exemptions; miscellaneous minimum essential coverage provisions. This document provides a high-level summary of this rule and highlights key changes to the regulation since the issue of the proposed rule.