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Anthem Chimes in on Trump’s Executive Order

On Friday, January 20, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order instructing the Secretary of
the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the heads of all other federal agencies to
“exercise all authority and discretion available to them to waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or
delay the implementation of any provision or requirement” of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that
would impose a fiscal or regulatory burden on individuals or families or any one of a number of other
stakeholders across the health care system including health insurers and purchasers of health
This Executive Order has no immediate impact on Anthem plans or our members’ benefits
and coverage. Read more: