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What The #*%& Is A Health Insurance Exchange? (Video)

October 31, 2011

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Feds Readying To Pick Up States’ Slack, Implement ACA

September 12, 2011

From The Washington Post: By N.C. Aizenman, Published: September 10 Across the country, states are lagging in preparations to erect the health insurance market­places at the heart of the 2010 health-care overhaul, bogged down by a combination of partisan hostility and practical hurdles. Faced with the delay, administration officials have been ramping up talks with state…

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Feds To Unveil Health-Insurance Exchange Details

August 17, 2011

From The Wall Street Journal: Associated Press/Don Berwick, head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will help unveil the plan Wednesday. By ANNA WILDE MATHEWS And JANET ADAMY Consumers shopping for health insurance will soon get a peek at a new standard form—akin to the nutrition label on food products—that will lay out…

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House GOP “Ironically” Plans To Strip States Of Resources Needed To Establish Private Health-Insurance Marketplaces

May 4, 2011

From our friends at Families USA: House Republicans Won’t Allow Their Constituents to Gain Similar Health Coverage that Members of Congress Enjoy Washington, D.C.—This week, House Republicans plan to vote on a bill (H.R. 1213) to take from states the grants they can use to establish “exchanges,” new state-based marketplaces authorized by the Affordable Care Act,…

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A Health Insurance Exchange Primer – Get Your Facts!

March 30, 2011

From Kaiser Health News, via The Washington Post: By Julie Appleby, Tuesday, March 29, 5:19 PM It seems like a simple idea: Create new marketplaces, called “exchanges,” where consumers can comparison shop for health insurance — sort of like shopping online for a hotel room or airline ticket. But, like almost everything else connected with the health-care…

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New Healthcare Changes Underway

January 4, 2011

9 Ways The New Law May Affect You in 2011 By Kaiser Health News Staff Jan 03, 2011 Opponents of the new health care overhaul law are threatening to repeal, defund and kill it in court, but that isn’t stopping Washington from implementing a number of important provisions in 2011. While many people will welcome…

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