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[Editor's note: The incoming Biden Administration is expected to halt or delay regulations and actions taken under the Trump administration that don't take effect until after Jan. 20. This action could affect the rule discussed in this review. The suspensions are considered standard practice for an incoming administration.}

In this review: Medicaid Program; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Reducing Provider and Patient Burden by Improving Prior Authorization Processes, and Promoting Patients’ Electronic Access to Health Information for Medicaid Managed Care Plans, State Medicaid Agencies, CHIP Agencies and CHIP Managed Care Entities, and Issuers of Qualified Health Plans on the Federally-facilitated Exchanges; Health Information Technology Standards and Implementation Specifications (final rule)

Effective date: 60 days after publication in the Federal Register.
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