X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho House Republicans’ hatred of the federal health care overhaul spurred the demise of the state Department of Insurance’s $10 million fiscal year 2012 budget on Friday.

In a 50-15 protest vote, the chamber rejected the agency’s spending plan starting July 1 — normally a ho-hum event — over objections that it included $2.5 million from the federal government to help develop insurance exchanges foreseen by the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Under those Democrat-backed reforms, states must establish insurance exchanges offering a choice of plans under common rules to boost competition.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?

Dig Deeper

 

BenefitsPRO

Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.