Health Insurance Marketplace Quality Initiatives

Spotlight News

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  • The Quality Improvement Strategy (QIS) materials for the 2023 Plan Year are now available for issuers to download on the Downloads page.


Upcoming Deadline and Events

QRS/QHP Enrollee Survey deadlines for issuers

HHS-approved QHP Enrollee Survey vendor securely submits the QHP Enrollee Survey response data to CMS (on behalf of the QHP issuer). May 20, 2022
QHP issuer submits the validated QRS clinical measure data, with attestation, to CMS via NCQA’s Interactive Data Submission System (IDSS). June 15, 2022
QHP issuers preview the 2022 QHP quality rating information. August/September 2022
QIS deadlines
QHP issuers submit first round of QIS forms as part of QHP application June 15, 2022
QHP issuers submit final QIS form(s) as part of QHP application (if updates required based on review of first round submission) August 17, 2022

Useful Links and Support

Marketplace Quality Initiatives Listserv
We encourage you to let others know about the CMS Marketplace Quality Initiatives, and to subscribe to Marketplace Quality Initiatives Listserv to be included in future communications and updates.

 Marketplace Service Help Desk (MSD) (reference “Marketplace Quality Initiatives”):
CMS_FEPS@cms.hhs.gov or 1-855-CMS-1515 (1-855-267-1515)

Registration for Technical Assistance Portal (REGTAP)

Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) website:


Qualified Health Plan (QHP) website:



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04/29/2022 06:58 AM