Law regulating Missouri marketplace navigators is challenged

Led by the former top insurance regulator in the state, a local physician and several others are seeking to void a Missouri law that regulates workers helping to implement the Affordable Care Act.

Dr. Wayne Letizia of Independence is among the plaintiffs who filed a federal lawsuit last month in Jefferson City. They are challenging Missouri’s licensing requirements for those who assist consumers with the new health insurance marketplaces.

Ann Marie Marciarille, an associate professor who specializes in health care law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, was interviewed for this article. Read the full article on the Kansas Health Institute website.


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