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Topic - Rachel Maisler
On the campaign trail, President Obama vowed that lobbyists would have no place in his administration, but his health care agency last month gave a half-million-dollar grant to a registered lobbying firm to help enroll people for Obamacare as Affordable Care Act "navigators."
"Navigators are one of many important resources to help Americans learn about their health insurance options, enroll in the Marketplace, and find the plan that is best for themselves and their families," Ms. Maisler said. "HHS has run in-person assistance programs for years to help Americans enroll in Medicare and Medicaid."
Navigators, including Chatman LLC, are barred from lobbying on behalf of the health insurance industry "and must adhere to strict conflict of interest standards," said CMS spokeswoman Rachel Maisler.