Today’s Health Care decision has special impact on Florida, where one in five residents is uninsured, the third highest rate in the nation. Gov. Rick Scott has refused to accept federal grants to implement a state-run insurance exchange designed to allow consumers to compare prices and coverage to buy insurance. Now the state must scramble to set up exchanges in time to carry out an insurance exchange or Uncle Sam will step in to provide one for Floridians. Scott was counting on the court to reject the law, indicated he was not concerned. “If it’s declared constitutional and doesn’t get repealed, we’ll comply with the law,” he told reporters last week. Click here for the full Sun Sentinel article.
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