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Trump Officials Move to Boost Monitoring of Obamacare Eligibility

Nov. 7, 2018, 10:13 PM

The Trump administration proposed tightening requirements to ensure that people who get Obamacare subsidies are entitled to them Nov. 7.

“This administration is committed to making sure taxpayer dollars are spent appropriately,” Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma said in a statement Nov. 7. “Maintaining a high level of program integrity on the Exchange is essential, including ensuring that premium tax credits only go to those who are eligible for them.”

The proposed rule also would require health insurers to bill separately for the portion of Affordable Care Act premiums that cover abortion services for which public...

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