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Branstad unhappy Iowa must adopt health insurance exchanges

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Iowa will have to adopt a state-federal partnership to meet the requirements of the federal health care law, at least temporarily.

The deadline for states to confirm whether they will create their own health exchanges for consumers and small businesses is Friday.

Governor Terry Branstad said Iowa still doesn't have enough information to move forward with a state-based insurance marketplace.

Branstad spokesman Tim Albrecht says the federal government has set arbitrary deadlines for the states without answering basic questions that would help Iowa officials choose the best option.

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