GOP governors reject ObamaCare health exchange partnerships

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As the final deadline for creating state health insurance exchanges passed Friday, New Jersey, Tennessee and Florida said they would not work with the federal government on establishing insurance markets required under ObamaCare.

Exchanges are online markets required under the federal health care law where consumers will be able to buy individual private policies and apply for government subsidies to help pay their premiums.

In his announcement Friday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said his administration is committed to complying with ObamaCare, but “only in a manner that is the most effective and efficient for the residents of New Jersey, and the businesses that will carry the costs of this new program.”

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