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12:07 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

VA Will Leave Health Exchanges to Feds

Credit health professional, fotosearch.com

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Bob McDonnell says Virginia will default to a federal health insurance exchange to meet its obligations under the federal health care overhaul.


McDonnell had been holding out in hopes that President Barack Obama would be defeated and the reforms would be repealed.


With Obama's re-election, McDonnell acknowledges that's unlikely. But he's unwilling to expand the state's Medicaid program or establish a state-based benefits program.

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