Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report

Lawsuits Over Navigator Funding Cut Possible, Advocates Focused On Task

September 12, 2017
Consumer advocates and other stakeholders still reeling from the Trump administration's decision to slash funding for enrollment marketing and navigators say a lawsuit is possible, but the more immediate task is to recruit volunteers, find other funding sources and otherwise push forward on their mission to inform Americans about coverage options under the Affordable Care Act. The administration said last Friday (Aug. 31) that Healthcare.gov would spend $10 million on marking for 2018, $90 million less than last year, and...

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