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Standard Operating Procedures Manual for Assisters in the Individual Federally-facilitated Marketplaces: SOP 7—Lower Costs of Coverage

Guidance for assisters in the individual Federally-facilitated Marketplaces (FFMs) on standard operating procedures for helping consumers with understanding advance payments of the premium tax credit (APTC), cost-sharing reductions (CSRs), and selecting the amount of APTC they would like to apply toward their premiums.

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

Issue Date: December 22, 2022

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