Idaho's Talks With CMS On State-Level Plans Focus On Enforcement Discretion

August 09, 2018
Idaho Insurance Commissioner Dean Cameron says talks with the federal government over Idaho's move to create state-level health plans have narrowed to a discussion of what “substantial enforcement” means, particularly in light of the Justice Department's stance in the Texas case that the ACA's community ratings and preexisting conditions protections are no longer valid and a legal theory claiming the executive branch should not enforce laws it believes to be unconstitutional. Cameron, who chairs the National Association of Insurance Commissioners'...

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