CMS seeks feedback on AAAHC

Public Comment on AAAHC health plan accreditation for Federal and State Exchanges is open through October 15 - 9/13/2013

AAAHC has applied to become a recognized accrediting entity for the accreditation of Qualified Health Plans within the State and Federal Exchanges. Our application has been favorably received by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CMS has published a notice in the Federal Register dated September 13, 2013 seeking public comment on the decision.

The comment period will be open until October 15, 2013. Add your voice to the conversation and submit your thoughts about AAAHC accreditation Standards for health plans.

Instructions for submitting comments

The CMS review of the AAAHC application can be found here.

When submitting comments, please include the file code CMS-9953-PN. Comments can be submitted:

  • Electronically – You may submit electronic comments on this regulation to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the “Submit a comment” instructions.
  • By mail – You may mail written comments to the following address:

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    Department of Health and Human Services
    Attention: CMS-9953-PN
    P.O. Box 8010
    Baltimore, MD 21244-8010

(Please allow sufficient time for mailed comments to be received before the close of the comment period)

  • By express or overnight to the following address:

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    Department of Health and Human Services
    Attention: CMS-9953-PN
    Mail Stop C4-26-05
    7500 Security Blvd.
    Baltimore, MD 21244-1850

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