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8 Signs the Healthcare Debate Isn’t Dead

Opponents of the Affordable Care Act are finding a variety of ways to delay its implementation, including blocking and evading set up of the health insurance exchanges prescribed by the law. Insurance & Technology takes a closer look at the leaders in various states who have stated their own reasons for blocking these exchanges.
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Tennessee: Maybe Not Such a Bad Idea

As a doctor, I strongly believe that people without health insurance die sooner. … State exchanges are the solution. They represent the federalist ideal of states as 'laboratories for democracy.' We are seeing 50 states each designing a model that is right for them, empowered to take into account their individual cultures, politics, economies and demographics. While much planning has yet to be done, we are already seeing a huge range in state models. I love the diversity and the innovation.

--Former Sen. Bill Frist, R-Tenn., a rare voice of support for the idea within his party

Source: UPI

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

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