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GOP lawmakers seen as bullying navigator groups before open enrollment
Modern Healthcare

Organizations receiving federal funds to help Americans sign up for healthcare coverage on the state insurance exchanges are coming under pressure from House Republican lawmakers who are demanding that they provide extensive information by Sept. 13.

Critics say the request from the House Energy and Commerce Committee is an effort to intimidate the navigator groups and delay their work in the crucial run-up to the Oct. 1 launch of open enrollment on the exchanges.