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Industry Backs Price To Head HHS, Believes ACA Repeal Will Result In No Coverage Gaps

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Industry representatives – including the head of the Access to Medical Imaging Coalition and a former chief operating officer at Boston Scientific – remain unconcerned about expected major drops in health insurance coverage if a Republican-controlled Congress and HHS secretary appointee Tom Price repeal Obamacare this year, saying that proposed Republican replacement plans will fill the gap. Current HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell disagrees, and laid out the reasons why in a Jan. 9 speech.

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