Empire Justice Comments on Strengthening Consumer Protections in the Affordable Care Act

Amy Lowenstein July 17, 2017

Our comments address the four questions posed in the RFI. The regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) discussed below have empowered patients, promoted consumer choice, stabilized the insurance market, and enhanced affordability for consumers.  These federal protections have ensured that millions of individuals gained health coverage, including those who prior to the ACA experienced discrimination in accessing and affording the health care they needed. Empire Justice Center urges HHS to continue these federal protections so that consumers are able to obtain affordable, quality coverage while ensuring a stable, robust health insurance market.

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