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GOP Lawmakers Appear Split On Funding CSRs As White House Ponders Strategy

March 29, 2017
Several House GOP lawmakers on Tuesday (March 28) said there's a need to fund the ACA's cost-sharing reduction payments -- funding viewed by insurers as key to stabilizing the exchange market and that could stop flowing if the Trump administration doesn't continue its predecessor's defense of the payments in a lawsuit brought by House Republicans. But Sen. Roy Blunt, chair of Senate Appropriations HHS subcommittee said he “doesn't think” Congress will approve the funding this year. The White House, meanwhile,...


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