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CMS Proposal on SMART Act Stirs Concern

A rule proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services contradicts the intent of a recently passed law aimed at requiring CMS to tell insurers how much of a claims settlement involving federal health insurance recipients must be given to CMS.

The insurers and other interested parties are also concerned that CMS is presenting them with a fait accompli, meaning immediate implementation of the rule, rather than a full notice and comment process, interested parties including insurers, are saying in comment letters.

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