Model Legislation to Ban State Run Health Exchanges

This bill clarifies the implementation of certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This bill prohibits the state of (STATE) from planning, creating, or participating in a state health care exchange.

AN ACT relative to federal health care reform and health care exchanges.

SECTION 1 Prohibition on State-Based Health Exchange.

A. No (STATE) state agency, department, or political subdivision shall plan, create, participate in or enable a state-based exchange for health insurance under the Act, or contract with any private entity to do so.


This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.