Health insurance exchange plan from Mississippi rejected

Mike Chaney, Mississippi Health Insurance Commissioner

This makes the state the first to have its healthcare reform proposal rejected by the federal government. On Friday, Mississippi became the first among all of the states to have its health insurance exchange proposal rejected by the federal government. According to federal officials, this was due to the opposition that it experienced by the state’s governor. Republican Governor Phil Bryant’s opposition to Mississippi’s health insurance marketplace proposal is being blamed for its eventual rejection by the federal government. The state received a letter from the U.S. Department of Health…

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