Saturday, December 15, 2012

Pennsylvania joins other states that have opted to let the federal government run its health care exchanges

Gov. Tom Corbett announced this afternoon that Pennsylvania will not run its own insurance exchange under the new federal health law. 
In a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Mr. Corbett said the state had not received answers to its questions about establishing a state-run marketplace for health insurance. Without more information, he said, he would not pursue a state-based exchange "at this time." 
"It would be irresponsible to put Pennsylvanians on the hook for an unknown amount of money to operate a system under rules that have not been fully written," he said.
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