Key Democrats, Former CMS Official Allege 1332 Guidance Is Illegal

By Amy Lotven / November 29, 2018 at 7:48 PM
The incoming Democratic chairman of the House health care committees allege the Trump administration stepped outside the law by issuing guidance that gives states broad flexibility to use the law’s 1332 waivers to get around longstanding Obamacare guardrails, and they ask the agency to produce background information justifying its actions. The Democrats’ letter to CMS came as the administration released four waiver concepts Thursday (Nov. 29) that states can refer to when designing their proposals, and as a former Obama-era...

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