QHP Certification and New Network Adequacy Review Timeline

Qualified Health Plan Data Submission and Certification Key Dates

Love a good timeline? We do too! Whether you’ve been following the latest news about the new network adequacy requirements or you’re a busy professional who doesn’t want to miss a deadline, we’ve got you covered. Our snazzy timeline highlights the major milestones for issuers offering a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) in a Federal Exchange state. Best yet, we’ll keep it updated as time goes on so you can stay on top of your game. Go ahead and download it, save it as your background, print it – or share it with a colleague.


May 17, 2023
Early Bird Application Deadline for Issuers to submit QHP Applications to CMS

June 14, 2023
Initial Application Submission Deadline

July 19, 2023
Secondary Application Submission Deadline

August 16, 2023
Final Application Deadline

Please Note:
These dates are subject to change and we will update the timeline as events warrant.


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