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Red State Idaho Embraces Obamacare Insurance Exchange -- Reluctantly

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Jim Grissom, an embroidery store owner in downtown Boise, is waiting to see.

Grissom, 55, doesn't like Obamacare, particularly the mandate that requires most people to have insurance. He says he spends $700 a month on coverage now because his wife insists on it, although he thinks "it's a waste of money."

"The nature of Idahoans is we would like nothing to do with the federal government," he says. "I hope we find something cheaper."

Kaiser Health News is an editorially independent program of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan health policy research and communications organization not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente.

Wed, Aug 07 2013

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