Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

FAQ ID:  1562 Publish Date: 05/08/2014

Program Area: SHOP
Primary Category: Employer/Employee Interaction
Secondary Category: Other
Question: Is CMS allowing groups to make retroactive changes?
Answer: With few exceptions, e.g., birth/adoption/death, effective dates in FF-SHOPs are always the first of the month, and termination effective dates are always the last day of the month. Retroactive changes are generally not allowed.