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Alexander Urges Administration To Continue CSR Payments At Least Through 2018

June 15, 2017
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) on Thursday (June 15) became the second congressional GOP chair to recommended the administration fund cost-sharing reduction payments at least through 2018, and he said it would be preferable for the subsidies to run through 2019. Alexander told HHS Secretary Tom Price at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing that the CSR payments would keep many people from having no options to buy insurance in 2018. “[A]s a part of a transition from a collapsing market to...

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