Health Insurance Exchange Not In NY GOP's Senate Budget

Law360, New York (March 26, 2012, 12:40 PM EDT) -- Budget legislation proposed by New York's Republican-controlled Senate over the weekend did not include a health insurance exchange, leading to renewed criticism Monday from Democrats and business interests.

A state insurance exchange that would allow uninsured people to buy health plans at competitive rates, supported by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state's Democrat-dominated Assembly, died in the state Senate last year after Republicans opposed to so-called Obamacare — their sobriquet for the 2010 federal health care law that mandates their creation — ran out the...
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