States Get Extra Month To Decide On Insurance Exchanges

Law360, Dallas (November 15, 2012, 8:37 PM EST) -- On the eve of the deadline for states to tell the federal government whether they will create health care insurance exchanges, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius told Republican governors Thursday that they could have another month to decide.

In a letter to the Republican Governors' Association, Sebelius said she was extending the deadline to Dec. 14 for states to submit a letter of intent indicating whether they will implement an exchange and to apply for federal approval of their exchange plans, as required...
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