Making Sure People in Every State Have the Help They Need to Get Covered

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<p style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt; background: white;">New regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services show that many of the state laws restricting certified consumer assistance personnel from helping people get insurance may be invalid. </p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt; background: white;">In their <a href="/blog/2014/state-restrictions-health-reform-assisters-may-violate-federal-law">latest blog post</a>, Justin Giovannelli, Kevin Lucia, and Sabrina Corlette of Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute examine the 19 states that have limited the work of the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance navigators and explain how the new HHS rules shed light on the scope of state authority to regulate these assisters. </p>
<p style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt; background: white;">Also listen to the <em></em><a href="/publications/podcast/2014/jun/making-sure-people-every-state-have-help-they-need-get-covered"><em>New Directions in Health Care</em> podcast</a> about navigators.</p>