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A former lottery computer programmer who admitted to rigging computers to let him pick winning numbers and cheat four states out of $2.2 million over six years was sentenced as long as 25 years in prison on Tuesday.
"Eddie Tipton had the keys to the kingdom and those are the things we changed immediately to make sure any equipment he touched was removed and we continue to look ahead and make sure we have those checks and balances as we proceed," said Terry Rich, chief executive of the Iowa Lottery.
In response, the state has asked the federal government for permission to restructure its marketplace and jettison certain elements to keep insurers in place.
Insurers across the country have cited uncertainties created by the Trump administration as a reason for ending their participation in the ACA marketplaces. For months, the Trump administration has been silent on whether it will continue to pay “cost-sharing reductions” (CSRs) to insurance companies.