Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) FAQ
Guidance for FAQ regarding 834 Transaction and Maintenance Transaction
Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Issue Date: July 16, 2014
Program Area: Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP)
Question: Will the Federally-facilitated Small Business Health Options Program (FF-SHOP) send maintenance transactions as a termination transaction and an add transaction, similar to the Federally-facilitated Marketplace (FFM)?
Answer: No, the FF-SHOP sends Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) 834 maintenance transactions that do not require terminations and subsequent adds to reflect employee or dependent changes.
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