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North Carolina Lawmakers Move to Halt State’s Health Exchange

North Carolina’s General Assembly is freezing any state work on a new one-stop shop to help people buy affordable health insurance and ordering unspent federal funds returned. Senate and House lawmakers this week filed identical bills that also make clear …

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 …

States Given Another Month to Meet Health Exchange Deadline

The Obama administration on Thursday gave states an extra month to say whether they plan to operate their own health insurance exchanges, after governors asked for more time in light of the Nov. 6 election, which ensured the survival of …

Obama Administration Gives States Extra Time on Health Exchanges

The Obama administration gave states extra time to work toward setting up new health insurance exchanges on Friday, days after President Barack Obama’s re-election ensured the survival of his healthcare reform law. The move is seen as a concession to …