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Monday, November 19, 2012

North Carolina partnering with federal government to install health insurance exchanges

North Carolina is partnering with the federal government to install the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges - simple, one-stop shops for insurance - because it didn't meet the deadline to do so itself.


In Michael Tomsic's words:

States have had more than two years to make a decision about insurance exchanges. North Carolina's governor and state legislature, like those in a lot of other states, decided to put it off. Maybe the Supreme Court would overturn it? That didn't happen. But then they thought, well, maybe a new Republican president would push for its repeal? No dice there, either.

So much for states' rights.

Read the full WFAE story here.

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