Bentley sees some positives in health insurance act

Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday that while he remains opposed to federal health care reform, he supports some of its provisions and believes it may have spurred states to take action they might not have otherwise taken. The governor, speaking to reporters after addressing the Alabama Health Insurance Exchange Study Commission on Friday, said he was "against telling anyone they have to purchase insurance" and believes health insurance exchanges mandated under the act must "fit" Alabama.

This Montgomery Advertiser article includes comments from Arise health policy analyst Jim Carnes.


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