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HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' letter to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R).

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' letter to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R).

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HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' letter to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R).
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THE SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
WASHINGTON,
D.C.
20201 
January
3,
2013The Honorable Gary
R.
HerbertGovernor
of
UtahState Capitol Complex350 North State Street, Suite 200PO Box 142220Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2220Dear Governor Herbert:I
am
pleased to inform you that Utah has received conditional approval
to
operate a State-basedExchange as defined under the Affordable Care Act
(ACA).
We commend Utah for taking thisimportant step towards providing affordable health insurance for consumers. Congratulations onreaching this milestone on the path to establishing an Exchange for the people
of
Utah.Conditional approval renects the expectation that the Utah Exchange (Avenue H)
is
developing aState-based Exchange, compliant with the Affordable Carc Act
(ACA),
and will be ready toprovide affordable, quality coverage for consumers and small businesses in 2014. The Centersfor Medicare
&
Medicaid Services (CMS) has reached this decision based on the UtahExchange'S self-assessment and expected progress across the entire spectrum
of
Exchangerequirements, and
is
contingent upon the following conditions:
1. 
Comply with regulations and expected progress milestones. During the first year
of
theprogram (plan year 2014), approval
of
a State-based Exchange will account for timelinesrelated to guidance and infrastructure development;
2. 
Participate in an Establishment Review by February
1,
2013 and develop a revisedtimeline and detailed work plan that aligns with the Exchange Blueprint, including datesand key milestones, to provideHHS with a clear understanding
of
the State's expectedability to complete Exchange activities;
3. 
Demonstrate legal authority for all necessary State-based Exchange functions asdescribed in the Affordable Care Act, specifically the statutory authority to establish aNavigator grant program, through a legal opinion from Utah's Attorney General statingthat current legislation provides sufficient authorization to the State; and4. Demonstrate a funding stream
to
support the performance
of
State-based Exchangeestablishment activities, as attested to in the Utah Blueprint application.We recognize that Gtah is working under intense time lines and will work with you to establishbenchmark dates that are appropriate and will allow us to jointly monitor Utah's progress.

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