Miss. Health Exchange Rejected Due To Gov.'s Opposition

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 5:51 PM EST) -- Federal regulators rejected the Mississippi insurance commissioner's application to run a state-based health insurance exchange in a letter Friday, saying the governor's opposition made an approval impossible and suggesting the state try a partnership exchange instead.

Mississippi is the only state to have applied to run a state-based exchange and been turned down. Under the Affordable Care Act, each state will have an exchange run by either the state or federal government, or a combination of both.

The reason for the rejection, according to the U.S....
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.