The managers of Nevada’s state-based public exchange are considering extending open enrollment for individual commercial coverage past March 31.
The staff of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange presented “special enrollment period” proposals at a board meeting late last week.
The board, which runs the Nevada Health Link exchange, has been open about streaming video of its meetings, posting videos of its meetings on its site, and posting comprehensive information about its activities – including vendor contract performance reports – on the Web.
The board also posted many complaints about the exchange enrollment system and call center from consumers, brokers, nonprofit assisters and qualified health plan issuer executives on the Web.
Nevada exchange staffers note in a special enrollment period proposal analysis that federal officials recently told exchange managers that they can cope with plan enrollment problems by offering consumers access to retroactive coverage.