State begins its work on health care exchange

JACKSON – Gov. Haley Barbour has been one of the toughest critics of the nation’s massive health care overhaul, even suing to keep some provisions from taking effect.

But that does not mean Barbour wants to throw out the entire law.

“If the health care law gets repealed or thrown out in court, I would still be for the health care exchanges,” Barbour said recently during a break in a seminar on the new health care law.

In recent years, Barbour has tried to pass his own version of the exchange through the Mississippi Legislature.

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Aug. 8