Helping States Develop Innovative Alternatives to Obamacare


By CMS Administrator Seema Verma
The Washington Times, Jan. 15, 2019

No matter what you think about the ACA—whether you supported President Obama’s signature health care law or opposed it—the facts show that individual health insurance markets across the country have been struggling. Federal law might be hard to change in Washington, but states can take advantage of flexibility built into federal law to develop new programs and approaches for Medicaid and ACA coverage. CMS recently stepped up efforts to support state-specific strategies to improve their individual health insurance markets and to help states develop alternatives to Obamacare that better meet the needs of their residents. Click here to read more.