Nicholas Kusnetz, Center for Public Integrity

Posts by Nicholas Kusnetz, Center for Public Integrity

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The battle over Obamacare navigators: Insurance industry lobbies for state laws

Early in the summer of 2009, when lawmakers were starting work on what would become the largest health care overhaul in decades, the industry associations that represent insurance agents and brokers caught wind of an obscure provision. The plan called for state and federal governments to hire so-called “navigators” — members of social service organizations […]