Idaho's Crapo, Risch co-sponsor legislation to delay Obamacare

September 19, 2013 

Idaho GOP Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch have joined the senior Republican on the Senate Finance Committee on a bill they say would “prevent the implementation of health insurance exchanges established under Obamacare until the U.S. Government Accountability Office and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General can verify that the proper tools are in place to protect the private information of enrollees.”

Said Risch in a news release Thursday: “While my clear and strong preference is to see a full repeal of Obamacare, the least that the administration can do is delay implementation until we can be entirely sure that the American people will not be at risk when they submit sensitive personal information to the Data Hub.”

The Trust But Verify Act is authored by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah.

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