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GOP lawmakers decry use of HHS funds for ‘propaganda’
Modern Healthcare

Congressional Republicans, irate that federal exchange funding has gone to “insert propaganda into the popular culture,” have demanded details on the grants and the extent of their oversight by HHS.

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, wrote HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebeliuson Friday for details about how the states have used about $2.2 billion in various types of exchange funding that the department has issued so far.