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Many states say ‘no’ to health insurance exchanges
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Half of the states in the nation have rebuffed a key provision of the Obama administration’s health reform law: the creation of state-based health insurance exchanges, according to data compiled by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

States had until Friday, Dec. 14, to submit blueprints for creating their state-based insurance exchanges.

By default, the federal government will implement health insurance exchanges in the 25 states that are not moving forward, helping the uninsured gain coverage.

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