Plan Preview

Plan Preview is a tool in the Marketplace Plan Management System (MPMS) module in the Health Insurance Oversight System (HIOS) that allows issuers to preview their plan benefit displays for Plan Preview will open for the 2025 plan year (PY) in Spring 2024 and be available as a resource for issuers throughout the plan year.

Note that the Plan Preview User Guide is part of the MPMS User Guide, and this guide provides instructions for issuers to use Plan Preview.  All issuers and states with a role in MPMS can automatically access the Plan Preview tab in MPMS. 

Additional Plan Preview Resources:

Identifying Plan Errors

All issuers participating in the FFE, including in states performing plan management functions, may use Plan Preview. Issuers can view their plan data in Plan Preview when they have submitted to CMS—via the MPMS Module—all applicable groups required for the initial submission deadline. Issuers submitting in the System for Electronic Rates & Forms Filing (SERFF) can view their plan data in Plan Preview shortly after their state transfers it to CMS.

Plan Preview displays plan data similarly to how it is displayed to consumers in Plan Compare on Issuers should log in to Plan Preview and review their plans during the QHP Application period to make sure they are displaying as intended. Any data errors should follow the data correction process described in the Data Change Windows page, and any technical display issues should be emailed to the Marketplace Service Desk (MSD) at