Azar Agrees To Investigate Idaho Non-ACA Plans, Report To Senate Finance In 30 Days

By Ariel Cohen / February 15, 2018 at 7:12 PM
Newly minted HHS Secretary Alex Azar agreed to look into the legality of Idaho’s plan to significantly change the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace after Democratic lawmakers pushed the Secretary on the issue during Thursday (Feb. 15) budget hearings in the Senate Finance Committee and House Energy & Commerce Committee. While Azar said he did not want to take enforcement action before officially receiving notice of Blue Cross of Idaho’s non-ACA compliant plans, he pledged to closely monitor the situation and...

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