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Flashback: BREAKING: MHIP Votes Yes to Accept $20 Mil for Health Exchanges

January 11th, 2012 by mopns · No Comments

 Missouri Political New Service  was the first to report on the governor’s backhanded implementation of Obamacare through executive order.

A Senate committee heard testimony Tuesday on a bill, which would prevent Gov. Nixon’s administration from creating a health exchange without the approval of Missouri voters.

The bill sponsored by Sen. Rob Schaaf, R-St. Joseph, prevents the state executive branch from establishing such an exchange as mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as “Obamacare.”

“This bill is needed because the governor has already tried to create a health insurance exchange by executive order … this shouldn’t be allowed to happen. This is the purview of the Legislature, not the governor,” Schaaf said. Read more…

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