Affordable Health Care Deadline Looms

With the reelection of President Obama, Tennessee now has a decision to make …

NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says he “probably” leans toward Tennessee creating its own insurance exchange under the federal health care law, but he acknowledges that GOP lawmakers would resist any such move.

Friday is the deadline for Tennessee, Georgia and other states to tell federal officials whether they will set up online markets offering affordable, federally subsidized insurance to low- and moderate-income families and small businesses.


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