President Obama may have won the argument over his health reform law at the Supreme Court — but he's losing it in the states.
Since the Supreme Court upheld most of ObamaCare, six governors have said they will not abide by it. Four others have said that they will not set up the health insurance exchanges the law envisions, and 15 others are considering other options or waiting for the outcome of November's election.
That's half the states. More may follow — particularly as they discover how much they'll have to spend to comply with ObamaCare.
One of the law's more burdensome provisions is its requirement that states establish health insurance exchanges, where consumers and small businesses can shop for insurance policies. States are to receive grants from the feds in order to offset the cost of setting up the exchanges.
If a state declines to follow federal dictates, then the feds will step in, construct an exchange, and run it.
That, of course, is only if everything goes according to ObamaCare's plans.
And that outcome's far from assured.
First, the grants only fund start-up costs. The federal tap will be turned off in as little as a year
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