• Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    2 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Josh Crist made the two-hour drive to the Iowa Capitol in April to celebrate Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds' signing of a new health care option designed to lower costs by skirting requirements of the Affordable Care Act. The 35-year-old farmer and electrician from Tipton figured the new plans offered through...
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  • Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    2 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    DES MOINES, Iowa - An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
    But several months after a ceremonial bill signing, few details are available about how the plans will work for people with rising health insurance costs.
    It represents another attempt by GOP-controlled states to chip away at some of the federal rules imposed under the 2010 law championed by former President Barack Obama.
    National health care experts have...
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