Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
The Pros and Cons Of States Designing Health Care Exchanges
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The Obama administration has extended the deadline for a key provision of the new federal health care law.
Many states still have not publicly said if theyâ€™ll design their own health care exchange. Those are online marketplaces that help people pool together to increase their buying power. States had faced a Friday deadline to make an announcement, but now have until Dec. 14 to make a decision.
Ohio insurance leaders have said their goal is to leave the state’s exchange to the federal government, but they have not made an official announcement. For more on whether these marketplaces should be left to states or the federal government, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with Joel Ario, the man credited with creating the blueprint for state-run exchanges. Click the play button above to hear their conversation.