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Wyden Asks HHS, Treasury To Explain Failure To Approve State Reinsurance Waivers

October 12, 2017
Senate Finance Committee Ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (OR) on Tuesday (Oct. 10) sent a letter to then-HHS Acting Secretary Don Wright and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requesting more information about why the Trump administration did not approve Oklahoma’s 1332 reinsurance waiver, and he asks whether other states will face similar delays when applying for reinsurance waivers. Oklahoma on Sept. 29 withdrew its request to establish a 1332 waiver that the state says would have helped 130,000 residents by reducing premiums...

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