Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin HatchHatch: I may retire if Romney runs to replace me Can Trump rebound after failure on healthcare bill? Overnight Finance: US preps cases linking North Korea to Fed heist | GOP chair says Dodd-Frank a 2017 priority | Chamber pushes lawmakers on Trump's trade pick | Labor nominee faces Senate MORE (R-Utah) says people will be required to provide personal information, such as their Social Security number and income data, to the exchanges. That data will be forwarded to a federal data hub that will allow the government to verify this data.
"It would simply be irresponsible to open the exchanges without adequate safeguards to protect and secure consumers' personal information," he said Wednesday. "While the administration claims that these safeguards exist, there is simply no way to verify these claims absent an independent review."
Hatch's bill is co-sponsored by 28 Senate Republicans, including Minority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellScarborough: Bannon trying to ‘help his falling standing’ in WH Hatch: I may retire if Romney runs to replace me How the GOP’s ‘Access to Care’ bill cuts down states’ rights MORE (Ky.). In the House, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) proposed a companion bill, along with three other Republicans.