States Refuse to Implement Parts of Obamacare

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Three states will opt out of provisions in President Barack Obama's health care law for expanding Medicaid and creating a private insurance exchange.

The governors of Florida, Wisconsin, and Louisiana said the federal law would cost their states billions as well as boost insurance premiums.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told NBC's "Meet the Press" that future generations will have to pay the bill.

"Look, federal dollars aren't free. Those dollars are coming from our children, our grandchildren," he said.

"We're borrowing money from China to spend on government programs we can't afford," he continued. "The best thing we can do is help people get good paying jobs instead of making them more dependent on government programs."

Jindal and state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell oppose the health care law. Louisiana is one of the states challenging the legislation in court.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered his state not to accept any federal money for implementing the health care law after he took office last year. The state has already returned more than $4.5 million.

For more on the health care law and its impact, CBN News spoke with John Goodman, author of 'Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis.' Click play for his comments.

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