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Why So Much Scrutiny on Navigators?

The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

On his blog Our Health Policy Matters, health consultant Paul Gionfriddo says that members of Congress who took time during their vacation to demand more information about health insurance navigators have bigger issues to worry about. The navigator contracts, Gionfriddo writes, are minuscule compared to defense service contracts that lawmakers aren’t scrutinizing.  

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