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Topic - Kevin M. Mccarty
President Obama's announcement last week that he would let states decide whether to let companies continue to offer plans that flout his own health care law has put state officials back on the hot seat.
"It's unfortunate that the insurance commissioners have been put in this position through no fault of their own," Mr. McCarty said in an interview.
In Florida, Mr. McCarty said, some insurance companies voluntarily extended coverage for affected policyholders through 2014 — an early-bird strategy to head off Obamacare standards that take effect Jan. 1.