Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 11/06/2019

Judge Halts Immigration Health Coverage Policy, White House Vows Vigorous Defense

By Amy Lotven / November 4, 2019 at 1:40 PM
The White House on Sunday vowed to vigorously defend the president’s demand that immigrants show they can cover their own health costs or can purchase certain coverage prior to entering the country after a federal judge in Oregon barred the government from implementing the policy for 28 days. Judge Michael Simon said that the plaintiffs were likely to win on the merits of the case and that allowing the policy to go into effect on Sunday (Nov. 3) as planned...

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