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Idaho To Adopt Health Care Reform Requirement

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho Department of Insurance is working to implement a major piece of a new health care law, even as the state seeks to overturn the reform.

Department director Bill Deal says his staff is working to have a major component of the new law  health care exchanges in place two years ahead of the 2014 deadline.

States are required under the new law to set up the exchanges, which let consumers and small businesses choose health insurance.

Idaho is among several states trying to overturn President Barack Obama's health care overhaul in a federal lawsuit.

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