The Vitals

Legal Memo Argues In Support Of Idaho's State-based Plans

March 06, 2018
A Feb. 22 legal memo from Miller & Chevalier Attorney Anthony Shelley to HHS Secretary Alex Azar, written on behalf of Blue Cross of Idaho and obtained by Politico , makes the case for the legality of the state-based health plans amid wide-ranging criticism. The letter comes as HHS is apparently nudging Idaho regulators to consider ditching their idea to allow non-ACA compliant plans to be sold year-round and instead rely on the administration's recent proposal to let longer...

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