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Bill Frist To GOP Governors: Get Cracking On Exchanges
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A former GOP power player is urging Republicans to rethink their rejection of the health law and to implement state insurance exchanges –- and to do it now. Bill Frist, a former Republican Senate majority leader and a heart transplant surgeon, today argued in a column that state officials should not pass up the opportunity to build the insurance exchanges that are right for them. Under the law, if a state that doesn’t create its own exchange, the federal government will parachute in to do the job.

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