Trump's HHS Budget Calls For CSR, Risk Corridor Funding; $1.2B For Exchange Functions

February 12, 2018
The Trump administration, in a reversal of previous GOP priorities, appears to call for legislation that would fully fund the Affordable Care Act's risk corridor program that ended in 2016. The administration also asks Congress to appropriate funding for the ACA's cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers -- payments the White House cut off four months ago citing lack of a specific congressional appropriation. Finally, the administration's 2019 budget requests $1.2 billion to fund exchange activities, but some of this would...

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