Health Care Reform Update -- August 19, 2013

In This Issue:

Leading the News; Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups Scheduled.

Excerpt from Leading the News -

CMS Announces Navigator Grants:

On August 15th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that $67 million in navigator grants will be split between 105 organizations across the country in states that are part of the federally-facilitated and state partnership exchanges. The navigators will serve as an in-person resource for consumers looking for additional assistance on the ACA marketplace. Prior to the announcement, 13 state attorneys general sent a letter to HHS Secretary Sebelius with concerns about a lack of steps by HHS to protect the privacy of Americans who will shop for insurance on the ACA exchanges, requesting navigators and assisters must be provided with greater training to protect Americans’ privacy.

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