This Comment examines the navigator program in the ACA and the political and legal issues surrounding state navigator licensure laws. To provide context, Part I outlines the legislative and legal background of the ACA at the federal level and in Missouri. Going into more detail on the navigator program, Part II first examines the federal regulations as they relate to the requirements of exchanges, the types and functions of consumer assistance programs, and the role of insurance agents and brokers. Part II then analyzes Missouri’s state navigator licensure law and regulation.
Navigating the Health Insurance Exchanges: Will State Regulations Guide Consumers or Chart Them Off-Course?,
79 Mo. L. Rev.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.missouri.edu/mlr/vol79/iss4/15