South Carolina Bill Would Ban State Health Exchange under Obamacare

The 2013 legislative session in Columbia will have numerous bills that aim to protect the rights of the citizens of South Carolina. Among these is Representatives Clemmons, G.R. Smith, Wells, Henderson and Long’s pre-filed bill that would be a major obstacle to the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

With more than 20 state governors and state legislatures declaring they will not set up state exchanges, the highly unpopular Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, is facing stiff opposition and pushback.

H. 3096 would prohibit the state of South Carolina from implementation of a Health Benefit Exchange under the auspices of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  The text of the bill simply states:

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