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HHS secretary explains administration's position on ACA

HHS Secretary Alex Azar said the refusal of the Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to defend the Affordable Care Act's provisions offering protections for people with pre-existing conditions against a lawsuit filed by 20 GOP states "is a constitutional and legal position, not a policy position." The Trump administration "share[s] the view of working to ensure individuals with pre-existing conditions can have access to affordable health insurance," Azar told lawmakers during a Senate hearing.

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