Janie Miller http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Health Co-Op Not in Danger After Fiscal Cliff Cuts http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-health-co-op-not-danger-after-fiscal-cliff-cuts <p>One lesser-known aspect of the Affordable Care Act is it’s reliance on state health cooperatives — &nbsp;which work separate of the state- or federally run health exchange, but are free to offer their own brand of insurance on the exchange.</p><p>But recent Congressional deal-making is putting those co-ops in danger.</p><p>While states are getting grants to fund their exchanges, co-ops were getting federal loans which had to be paid back within five years.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 20:12:37 +0000 Kenny Colston 3436 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Health Co-Op Not in Danger After Fiscal Cliff Cuts