Republican governors health exchange News

Four ‘Red’ States Get Health Exchange OK

Injecting a rare shot of bipartisanship in the nation’s contentious health care overhaul, the Obama administration Thursday cleared four Republican-led states to build their own consumer-friendly insurance markets. With open enrollment for millions of uninsured Americans less than 10 months …

Florida Gov. Scott Seeks Meeting on Health Exchange

Florida Gov. Rick Scott told federal health officials in a letter Friday that he isn’t convinced a state health exchange will lower health care costs for Floridians, and that he’s worried the actual costs could end up exceeding early estimates. …

Five Republican Governors Reject State-Run Health Exchanges

Five Republican governors rejected on Friday a major provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law that calls on states to set up online health insurance markets where consumers can purchase private coverage at federally subsidized rates. That makes it …