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Obamacare exchange partnerships approved in several Republican-led states


Obamacare health insurance exchanges have been approved in four GOP-led states.

In Kansas, Gov. Sam Brownback rejected partnering with the federal government to set up the web-based insurance marketplaces, saying the Affordable Care Act was an overreach by the federal government.

But in Idaho, a spokesman for Republican Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter said, "We're on track for Idaho having a say over how this process works, instead of having the federal government dictate all of it."

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Clark Coan 5 years, 4 months ago

Unless he had Insurance Commissioner Nancy Praeger do our exchange, the Federales will probably do a better job. When is that Kansas health insurance cooperative going to start operating? Maybe it will be cheaper and better than Blue Cross.

Kirk Larson 5 years, 4 months ago

Or more likely, Blue Cross will participate in the exchange. No sense in turning away new customers.

ksjayhawk74 5 years, 4 months ago

Heck of a job, Brownie. Keep fighting against lower cost health insurance for Kansas residents. The Koch brothers are counting on you.

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