24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site

RSS

Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Alabama Won’t Comply With Federal Minimum Health Benefits Requirement

Gov. Robert Bentley said Monday that he would not implement a provision of the Affordable Care Act that would establish minimum benefits for those buying individual or small-group policies starting in 2014.

In his letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Bentley wrote that the federal government had not given the states guidance on what to implement and had not provided support for health insurance savings accounts.

Source: Montgomery Advertiser. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

advertisement