insurance exchange http://wrkf.org en Healthcare Analyst: Insurance Exchanges Will Save Money http://wrkf.org/post/healthcare-analyst-insurance-exchanges-will-save-money <p class="BodyCopy">The federal Affordable Care Act requires states to have health insurance exchanges. This Friday, Nov.16, is the deadline for states to tell the government whether they will set up exchanges on their own or let the federal government do it for them.</p><p class="BodyCopy">Gov. Bobby Jindal confirmed to the Huffington Post on Tuesday that Louisiana would not be implementing its own exchange and a rejection letter will be sent to the federal government on Friday.</p><p class="BodyCopy">David Hood is an adviser for the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana on healthcare issues. He thinks the insurance exchanges will ultimately save the state and taxpayers money.</p><p>WRKF's Ashley Westerman asked him how that's possible when they are expected to cost millions of dollars annually to run.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 15:25:17 +0000 Ashley Westerman 2254 at http://wrkf.org Healthcare Analyst: Insurance Exchanges Will Save Money