Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Return to Search

Enforcement Safe Harbor for Individual Market Product Discontinuation Notices in Connection with the Open Enrollment Period for Coverage in the 2022 Benefit Year

This document states that, for the 2022 plan year, CMS will not take enforcement action against an issuer for failing to send a discontinuation notice related to individual market coverage at least 90 days prior to discontinuation, as long as the issuer sends the notice consistent with the timeframes applicable to renewal notices.

Download the Guidance Document


Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: September 01, 2021

DISCLAIMER: The contents of this database lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law (including Medicare Advantage Rate Announcements and Advance Notices) or as specifically incorporated into a contract. The Department may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on the guidance repository, except to establish historical facts.