Democratic Leaders Question CMS Charges For ACA Outreach-Targeted User Fees
Chairs of Democratic-controlled health committees in the US House, and Democrats serving as ranking members of US Senate health panels, sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services last week questioning the agencies’ expenditures of user-fee funds intended to support outreach activities under the Affordable Care Act, which the Trump administration opposes.
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