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Alexander Hopes For Quick Court Ruling On Risk Adjustment, Has No Plan To Revisit Stabilization Bill

July 13, 2018
Senate health committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said he hopes a federal court in New Mexico will decide soon whether CMS can resume the ACA's risk adjustment program to avert further premium hikes. But the Tennessee senator has no plans at this time to return to his legislation to stabilize the Obamacare markets. CMS said last week it was forced to suspend the risk adjustment program due to the court's ruling, which found the agency's initial risk assessment regulations were...


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