GOP Bill Would Sunset ACA Exchanges If They Miss Deadline

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 7:40 PM EDT) -- The Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges, which face an assortment of challenges ahead of a looming October rollout deadline, would be abolished if they’re not ready on time under Republican legislation introduced Thursday in the U.S. Senate.

A copy of the bill, which would also scrap the ACA’s individual mandate if exchanges are delayed, was not immediately available. In a statement, Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., was light on specifics when it came to explaining the circumstances under which the exchanges would be deemed to have...
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