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FAQS About Affordable Care Act and Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 Implementation Part 49

This set of FAQs addresses implementation of the machine-readable files required under Affordable Care Act (ACA) price transparency provisions, internet-based self-service tool (or “price comparison tool”) under both ACA price transparency provisions and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), and gag clause, provider directory, continuity of care, and pharmacy benefits and drug costs provisions of the CAA.

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

Issue Date: August 20, 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.