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Senate Health Committee Stabilization Deal Stalls Over 1332 Flexibility

October 03, 2017
Senate Republicans and Democrats have yet to agree on an individual market stabilization bill, Republican senators said Tuesday (Oct. 3), and health care analysts say since insurers have filed their rates for 2018 it is unlikely the talks will result in any legislative package that would affect next year’s premiums. How much flexibility to grant states within 1332 waivers remains the sticking point, according to Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD), who said Senate health committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) told Republicans...

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