Red And Blue States Alike Frustrated That Crucial Health Programs Are Languishing In Washington
Everything from the funding of community clinics and CHIP to the uncertainty in the ACA marketplaces is worrying state officials.
Los Angeles Times:
Even Red States Feel Left In The Lurch By The Trump Administration's Management Of Healthcare
As it works to roll back the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration is letting crucial state health initiatives languish, frustrating a growing number of state leaders, including several from solidly Republican states. Last week, Oklahoma’s health secretary sent a blistering letter to senior administration officials, taking them to task for failing to approve a plan state officials drew up to protect their consumers from large rate hikes. (Levey, 10/6)