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Liberal Groups See Political Advantage In Rollback Of Contraception Mandate

KHN Morning Briefing

“As millions of women watch this administration take away fundamental health care like birth control, they’re also paying attention to all those members of Congress who are not standing up to fight for them,” says Erica Sackin, political communications director for the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

Federal Officials Weigh Iowa’s Request To Revamp Insurance Enrollment System

KHN Morning Briefing

Iowa is seeking to move out of the federal marketplace system and set up a state-run exchange instead. State officials say that would help lower premiums, but that could come with higher out-of-pocket costs for consumers. News outlets also report on enrollment issues in Florida and Kansas.

High-Performing ACA Navigators Mystified By Deep Cuts Less Than Year After Being Touted As ‘Superstars’

KHN Morning Briefing

“We have yet to receive any explanation of the cut. We have met or exceeded every one of our performance metrics. There was never any feedback that gave us any indication that we were not going to receive the same amount,” says Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, the executive director of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. The Trump administration slashed funding for theses navigators by more than 40 percent nationally, with some places seeing cuts of nearly 90 percent.