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CMS Slashes 2019 Navigator Funding, Says Need Is Diminishing

July 10, 2018
Health care advocates and Democratic lawmakers are blasting the Trump administration for once again slashing funding to the statutorily mandated navigator program that assists consumers in purchasing ACA coverage, and some advocates are calling for congressional action. CMS said Tuesday it plans to provide up to $10 million to entities operating in the 34 federally facilitated exchange states for a one-year period, or nearly three-quarters less than the total $36 million CMS distributed to states in the 2018 plan year...


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