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Idaho's Controversial State Run Insurance Exchange

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By KMVT News

Idaho (KTWT-TV)
Governor Butch Otter is pushing for a state run Insurance Exchange. Many believe it is the lesser of 2 evils. Having Idaho run it's medical insurance as apposed to a government run exchange. If people decide not to get insurance there will be penalties. Insurance costs are also expected to rise nearly 80 percent no matter which way states choose. Diane Dean sits down with David Wilcox from Magic Valley Insurance to discuss this controversial issue to find out just how this insurance exchange with impact Idahoans, businesses and those in the medical field. Plus the pros and cons of both programs and what we still don't know about this work in progress.


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