HHS WORKING THROUGH HEALTH CARE WAIVER REQUESTS, TRUMP DEPUTY SAYS
By Andy Metzger
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
BOSTON, AUG. 8, 2017.....Without action by the Trump administration, Iowa's last insurer on the individual health exchange will leave, a Hawkeye State Republican warned policymakers Tuesday.
"These people will have no health care," Rep. Dave Heaton said, referring to the farmers, early retirees and small businesspeople who rely on the individual insurance market established by the Affordable Care Act. Heaton, who is chairman of the Health and Human Services Budget Committee, told the News Service the state has asked for federal support to create a reinsurance program for cases that cost $100,000 or more.
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