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The Exchanges Won’t Be Ready in Time. And it Probably Won’t Matter.
The Health Care Blog

As states race to implement health reform, California doesn’t want to settle for second. “We don’t want to be a pace car state” when it comes to implementing health reform, HHS Secretary Diana Dooley told Politico in January 2011. “We want to be the lead car.” It’s a metaphor that California leaders have returned to time and again. And to their credit, they’ve often succeeded.