TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (Dec. 14, 2012) – The list continues to grow.
On Friday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that his state will not create a state-run health insurance exchange under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Scott, like many other republican governors rejecting exchanges, cited a lack of answers from the federal government to questions involving the costs, impacts and flexibility of the state-run exchanges.
“At this time we do not have sufficient information on the cost of implementing a state health care exchange to Florida taxpayers, Florida businesses or Florida health insurance purchasers,” said Jackie Schutz, the governor’s spokeswoman.Details