Covered California Director Calls On HHS To Increase Health Law Outreach Funds
The administration has cut funding for outreach and advertising by about 90 percent. “The reality is clear: If the federal government maintains the current cuts in marketing and outreach, premiums will be higher than necessary," said Peter Lee, the executive director of Covered California.
California ObamaCare Official Urges Trump To Restore Outreach Funding
The head of the California ObamaCare marketplace is urging the Trump administration to restore outreach funding to encourage people to sign up, warning of higher premiums if the step is not taken. Peter Lee, the executive director of Covered California, wrote a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday calling on him to increase ObamaCare outreach funding. (Sullivan, 4/25)