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Governor Says PA. Won´t
Set Up Health Exchange

Associated Press, by Marc Levy & Mark Scolford

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Posted By:Calvinesq, 12/12/2012 4:15:01 PM

Harrisburg, Pa. - Pennsylvania will not set up its own health care exchange under the federal Affordable Care Act, at least not for now, Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday, putting the state on a course to join others led by Republicans that will let President Barack Obama´s administration run its exchange. Setting up a state-based exchange would be irresponsible, Corbett said, as he faulted federal authorities for what he called inadequate answers to his questions about cost and other issues. "Health care reform is too important to be achieved through haphazard planning," Corbett said.

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Smart move, Governor.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JimS, 12/12/2012 4:17:38 PM     (No. 9062099)

Hurray!
(from a frustrated conservative Pennsylvanian)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: coyote, 12/12/2012 4:43:08 PM     (No. 9062140)

Health exchanges are set up under rules not yet written, but when they are, they will be written by Obama appointees, not congress. Kind of a blank legislative check for a particular political persuasion. Why? Because the know they could never get informed consent by elected representatives.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: offrope, 12/12/2012 4:45:55 PM     (No. 9062142)

Good! I was getting concerned that our Republican Governor would go along with this monstrosity.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/12/2012 4:58:42 PM     (No. 9062167)

Until a democrat governor is elected....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: youngtexan, 12/12/2012 5:03:22 PM     (No. 9062177)

From a state that elected Obama.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Tucker, 12/12/2012 6:12:43 PM     (No. 9062274)

Thank you, Governor Corbett.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: realrep, 12/12/2012 6:49:38 PM     (No. 9062309)

Thanks

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Kane Toad, 12/12/2012 7:18:50 PM     (No. 9062336)

I´ll call his office tomorrow and thank the dear man!

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