Insurance Exchange Debate Continues In Idaho
|By Melissa Davlin, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho|
Before the Affordable Care Act passed,
<p> During testimony on Gov.
"The governor of
That's not quite what happened, according to the
"As they move forward, we're interested in hearing how that develops," Hensley said during testimony.
After the meeting, Hensley said the concern about HHS not working with
"Over the course of hearings, people were concerned about a lack of flexibility on the federal government's front," Hensley said. But the governor's office is interpreting the negotiations between HHS and the federal government as a sign that the bargaining table does, in fact, exist.
"If the (federal) government doesn't agree with what they do, (
"Our decision is different," Kauffman said.
But, Patrick added, regardless of what happens with
"I'm too conservative to allow the federal government to run the exchange," he said.
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