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Iowa 1332 Waiver Poses Litmus Test On CMS Flexibility

June 15, 2017
The Trump administration has stressed state flexibility in its plans for a health care overhaul, but Iowa’s 1332 waiver requesting changes to stabilize its insurance market for 2018 will test how far the agency can go given the statutory limits of such waivers. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen tells Inside Health Policy that the state's plan fits into President Donald Trump’s executive order granting states flexibility and the ability to waive requirements that are causing fiscal or regulatory burdens...

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