Cigna Critical Information about Transparency in Coverage (United States)
Los Angeles, July 1, 2022 – This communication is for fully insured and self-funded Cigna medical clients with a standard machine-readable files hosting service.
Under the Transparency in Coverage Rule, issued in 2020 by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of the Treasury and enforced beginning 7/1/22, health plans (which includes clients who sponsor employee benefit plans) and health insurance issuers must publish two separate MRFs.
You can access the the Machine Readable Files (MRFs) here. https://www.cigna.com/legal/compliance/machine-readable-files
This link leads to the machine readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.
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