Azar Says HHS Will Confront ACA Replacement When Time Comes, Not Before

By Amy Lotven, James Romoser / October 17, 2019 at 8:59 PM
The Trump administration is focusing on protecting and improving job-based coverage, Medicare and Medicaid that covers the vast majority of Americans and has no plans to draft an Affordable Care Act replacement until there’s a willing Congress or the court makes a final decision, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said during the TIME 100 Health Summit on Thursday (Oct. 17). HHS’ stance mirrors Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) position following Congress’ failure to repeal the law and supports earlier indications...

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