Azar Tells Senate Dems ACA Replacement Plan Not Yet Necessary

By Michelle M. Stein / February 13, 2020 at 3:57 PM
Senate Finance Democrats pushed HHS Secretary Alex Azar to present the administration’s Affordable Care Act replacement plan on Thursday (Feb. 13), but Azar said the high-profile litigation over the constitutionality of the health law is a long way from being finished and at this point an ACA replacement is a hypothetical situation. Azar fielded a number of questions related to Texas v. United States as he testified Thursday on the president’s fiscal 2021 budget proposal. President Donald Trump omitted...

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