GOP Sen. Says DC's Health Exchange Goes Too Far

Law360, Chicago (October 12, 2012, 6:41 PM EDT) -- Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., fired off a letter to Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray on Thursday, saying the city's health insurance exchange board has crossed the line and stands to trample consumers' rights with its planned Affordable Care Act exchange.

The district's Health Benefit Exchange Authority Executive Board's Oct. 3 decision to require individuals and small businesses with 50 employees or fewer in Washington to buy their health insurance through the health benefit exchange the board oversees "blatantly interferes" with a consumer's right to keep the...
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