Obamacare navigators in the spotlight in Texas

Recent revelations regarding some Obamacare navigators in Texas have spurred Rep. Darrell Issa to bring his oversight committee to the Lone Star state to hold hearings. HHS Secretary Sebelius took to the pages of the Dallas Morning News to criticize Issa and the GOP for investigating why the federal government didn't vet the navigators, thus allowing convicted felons access to consumers' personal information: Kathleen Sebelius went to bat for Obamacare navigators in an op-ed prior to a hearing led by Darrell Issa investigating the people designated to promote the health-care law as "navigators." She accused the House Oversight Committee chairman of holding a field hearing in Dallas "designed to stifle, intimidate and impugn the reputation of people who have been working hard to help their fellow Texans get covered." In the Dallas Morning News, Sebelius urged Republicans on the committee to stop "demonizing, demoralizing or deterring" navigators, praising the navigators for...(Read Full Post)