Obama era health officials: Participation in ObamaCare enrollment is key

October 6, 2017, The Hill, Rachel Roubein- Obama era Health and Human Services (HHS) regional directors are urging the Trump administration to reverse a directive preventing those who now serve in the post from participating in ObamaCare open enrollment events, saying the move undermines the health-care law. “Preventing the Regional Directors from doing their jobs will undoubtedly have the effect of preventing Americans from accessing life-saving health care coverage,” the 13 former regional directors wrote in a letter to HHS Acting Secretary Don Wright, who took over the post after Tom Priceresigned last week.The letter follows a report from BuzzFeed News that says HHS’s regional directors were told not to participate in enrollment events in their states.

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