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Well now we've or and there are sixteen states that refuse to set up so called insurance exchanges sixteen up.
Obamacare calls for the creation of these virtual marketplaces.
Where consumers can shop for health coverage these six -- outright refusal mostly from states with Republican governors.
Another six states have chosen to go into a partnership that that's not -- partnership with the federal government.
Seventeen states and the District Columbia are going along and they're implementing the exchanges themselves.
Now -- eleven states.
-- -- eleven will put them out there is undecided.
But nine days we should point out.
Nine of these have.
-- a state without exchange means that 2014.
The Department of Health and Human Services will do -- all for them.
So why this rebellion.
Well first reason is cost.
This is the big unknown in Obama -- governors are afraid they'll get stuck with the cost of setting up and running these exchanges -- costs from ten.
Through a hundred.
In each state in fact Wisconsin governor Scott Walker's.
He's opting out.
Because he says operating the exchange -- -- up to sixty million for Wisconsin each year in federal funding is only guarantee for one year.
-- we assume the exchanges cost about fifty million dollars on average for each state of the union a conservative estimate by the way.
That would still amount to.
Two and a half billion dollars two and a half billion.
And you several -- the federal government and all of us.
Then there -- all their support that they can possibly bring.
Health and human services has a billion dollar fund one billion dollars now these governors Republican and Democrat.
There are no dummies they know that -- a little problem one and a half.
Billion dollars just in the operation of the exchanges themselves.
In terms what's driving this revolt.
Control Oklahoma's governor Mary -- as as this it isn't just setting up an exchange.
It's setting up a bureaucracy in she says these programs.
Will be state run in name -- So control is the second reason and the next regulations.
Regulations -- far.
-- this is incredible obamacare.
Has now right now.
Thirteen thousand and there are folks a lot more pages to count.
The governor -- Ohio John Kasich says he doesn't want to implement an exchange there were costs as much as 63 million for his state that's the latest assessment.
When the states have received so little information or clarity from the Obama administration.
This is all going to work that is governor Casey hasn't read the thirteen thousand pages a lot of clothes I understand it there.
And it's not just a matter web sites -- need to be set up it's about bureaucracies and the agency that's needed to overstate oversee that exchange in each state.
To and ensure that insurers are complying with those lovely federal regulation.
That could be the State's business or could be federal we don't know and apparently neither does the federal government.
And consumers will need face to face help to navigate all of this the enrollment process that the state of California law.
Eureka, California alone estimates they will need.
Speaking as many as thirteen languages to run.
Their insurance exchange think about that.
Furthermore there is no one size fits all exchange all and a different states have different insurance markets and different eligibility requirements for Medicaid.
Obamacare just keeps getting better -- that.
And we didn't even get -- total laws.
Twenty different taxes that rule costs taxpayers about 700 billion dollars over just the next decade.
You mean when Obama care so far so good.
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