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Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney will submit exchange plan by Nov 16 deadline based on preparation

By: Magnolia Tribune - November 8, 2012

Obama Win Means Health Overhaul to Move Ahead in States

State officials who held off implementing some aspects of the 2010 Affordable Care Act now face pressure to make decisions almost immediately. They have nine days to advise the federal government how they plan to manage state-run exchanges created by the law to provide medical coverage to the uninsured, or face a de facto U.S. takeover of their insurance markets.

With Republican candidate Mitt Romney promising to repeal the law, all but 13 governors had taken a wait-and-see approach. Now those that “thumbed their nose” at the president must quickly reassess, said Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney, a Republican who said he will submit a plan for his state’s exchange by the Nov. 16 deadline.

Bloomberg
11/8/12

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