Obamacare's Health Exchanges: Where Do Things Stand?

Obamacare's Health Exchanges: Where Do Things Stand?
September 5, 2012

Benjamin Domenech

Benjamin Domenech (bdomenech@heartland.org) is a senior fellow at The Heartland Institute. Domenech... (read full bio)

Where do things stand today across the country when it comes to the implementation of Obamacare? This useful infographic from the Pew Center on the States illustrates it well. As the infographic notes, only 15 states and the District of Columbia have moved forward with implementation of the centerpiece requirement of President Obama's health care law. And that itself is an exaggeration, since Utah's exchange doesn't meet the qualifications of the law and will need to be completely overhauled.

Here's a map of the states which have moved forward. The vast majority have taken no significant steps. Click here for the full infographic.

Benjamin Domenech

Benjamin Domenech (bdomenech@heartland.org) is a senior fellow at The Heartland Institute. Domenech... (read full bio)