Oklahoma Voters Say ‘Yes’ to Health Care Choice

November 04, 2010 0 COMMENTS

Voters in Oklahoma decided to show their disapproval of the insurance mandate found in federal health care reform by passing a health care choice measure on Election Day. The initiative allows Oklahoma residents to opt out of health care mandates by prohibiting laws that would make residents, employers, or health care providers participate in a health care system.

Arizona Voters Pass Health Care Choice Measure

November 04, 2010 0 COMMENTS

by David I. Weissman, Ford & Harrison LLP

Arizona voters resoundingly said “no thank you” to federal health care reform legislation on Election Day, voting in favor of Arizona Proposition 106 by a fairly significant margin. Proposition 106 amends the Arizona Constitution by: read more…

Coloradans Reject Anti-Health Care Reform Initiative

November 03, 2010 0 COMMENTS

By Tobie Hazard

On Election Day, Colorado voters rejected Amendment 63, the Health Care Choice Act, which would have amended the Colorado Constitution to prohibit the state from requiring a person to obtain health care. The ballot initiative was intended to thwart President Barack Obama’s federal health care law signed last March, which requires almost all Americans to have health insurance by 2014 or face federal fines.

What Amendment 63 Would Have Done
Colorado law currently doesn’t require any person to carry health insurance coverage. Coloradans are free to purchase their own health insurance, participate in employer-sponsored health plans, enroll in Medicaid or Medicare (if eligible), or forgo coverage altogether and pay their health care providers directly.

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