Florida: Not Rubio's Idea
[Senator Rubio] thinks the right approach is what Florida did in 2008, where he set up a marketplace where businesses can buy health insurance as part of the free market. … Obama's approach is very different. It forces businesses and individuals to buy government-approved healthcare or face a new tax.
--Alex Conant, spokesman for Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio (at right), responding to a reporter's inquiry on similarities between the Obama-proposed exchange and the Florida Health Choices program that Rubio championed in 2008 as speaker of Florida's House
Source: Miami Herald
Nathan Golia is senior editor of Insurance & Technology. He joined the publication in 2010 as associate editor and covers all aspects of the nexus between insurance and information technology, including mobility, distribution, core systems, customer interaction, and risk ... View Full Bio