States slow in setting up central piece of Obama healthcare law

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jul 06, 2011 9:48 AM
States slow in setting up central piece of Obama healthcare law

State insurance exchanges are not being set up fast enough to meet the 2014 deadline set by the healthcare law, advocates and policy experts say.

The delay means that a number of state legislatures are at risk of handing over the central component of the reform effort to the federal government, which will set up the exchanges for states that fail to do so.