RIPR HEALTH http://ripr.org en Health Insurance Debate Rages On As Obamacare Creeps Closer http://ripr.org/post/health-insurance-debate-rages-obamacare-creeps-closer <p>The debate over Obamacare rages from Providence to Pasadena. As the state moves closer to launching its health insurance exchange, Rhode Island Public Radio political analyst Scott MacKay parses the arguments and traces the law’s Rhode Island roots.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Ask Rhode Island Republican State Chairman Mark Smiley what he thinks of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare and you’ll get a blunt answer:&nbsp; He says, ``I hate it.’’</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:39:20 +0000 Scott MacKay 20265 at http://ripr.org Health Insurance Debate Rages On As Obamacare Creeps Closer