504HealthNet

December 6, 2017

Playing politics with health care

The health care received by 1.5 million Louisianans hangs in the balance as questions loom over whether Gov. John Bel Edwards has the unilateral authority to renew the state’s contracts with five managed-care insurance companies.

Number of the Day

9 - Days remaining in the open enrollment period for Americans who want to buy health coverage through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace. (Source: healthcare.gov)