Before heading out on summer recess last week, one Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives made it clear that she has her sights set on defunding the navigator program of the Affordable Care Act.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R – Wash.), a member of the Republican-controlled House’s leadership who serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, filed two bills last week that are the first to target the navigator and in-person assister programs, according to Ryan Young, senior director for federal government affairs at Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America or the Big “I.”

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