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MC, Chinese university sign exchange agreement

CLINTON — Mississippi College and Hubei Polytechnic University in China have agreed to faculty and student exchanges between the two institutions. The agreement sets up a “2 plus 2 degree” program where a student would spend the first two years at HBPU and the last two years taking classes at MC. Others would involve Hubei junior faculty sponsored by the ...

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AG rules commissioner has health insurance exchange authority

JACKSON — Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney has the authority to establish and manage a health insurance exchange, according to a legal opinion released by the state Attorney General’s Office. Exchanges are online marketplaces where people can shop for insurance. Under the federal health law that President Barack Obama signed in 2010, every state is required to set up an exchange. ...

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Bryant-Chaney dispute has insurance exchange plan up in air

JACKSON — Mississippi’s proposed health insurance exchange is in limbo because of a dispute between the governor and the insurance commissioner. Gov. Phil Bryant and Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney, both Republicans, disagree about which of them has authority to create a plan and submit it for federal approval. An exchange is an online marketplace where people can buy private health ...

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Commissioner sends insurance exchange plan to D.C.

JACKSON — Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney has submitted the state’s plan for an insurance exchange to the federal government. Department spokesman Joseph Ammerman says Chaney sent the plan yesterday to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Chaney has steadily worked toward the creation of the online marketplace for people to buy insurance despite pressure from Gov. Phil ...

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Chaney disputes report; hasn't shelved insurance exchange plans

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says details for an online marketplace for Mississippians to shop for insurance policies are place and nothing further needs to be done until after the November election. A Chaney spokesman told the Associated Press on Friday that it was incorrect to suggest that plan has been placed on hold. Spokesman Joseph Ammerman said the next ...

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