HHS Grants ACA Consumer Guides $67M, Stressing Privacy

Law360, New York (August 15, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday announced $67 million in grants to fund Affordable Care Act navigators who will guide consumers through new health insurance exchanges, stressing that the assistants will guard private information and be capable of helping the highly diverse uninsured population.

The security of financial and medical information for Americans shopping in the online marketplaces has been a mounting concern in recent weeks. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have sought to prevent any further fuel from getting...
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