State “Essential Health Benefit” Benchmark Plans Include “Fairly Robust” Formularies So Far
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
According to a recent tally by Avalere, more than 30 states have either selected a benchmark plan or are progressing in that direction.
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