New Jersey a step closer to establishing a health insurance exchange

New Jersey has taken a major step toward establishing a health insurance exchange this week as the Health and Senior Services committee voted to approve…

Minnesota lawmakers clash over recommendations from health insurance exchange advisory task force

Legislators are clashing in Minnesota over recommendations regarding a health insurance exchange program. The recommendations come from a task force that had been commissioned by…

Federal leeway on insurance benefits may push back plans for a health insurance exchange in Oregon

Earlier this month, the Obama administration announced that it would allow states to take control of the benefits they offer to consumers through their health…

American Medical Association suggests physicians and consumers play a governing role in state-run health insurance exchanges

As states continue to show indecision regarding the establishment of health insurance exchanges, the American Medical Association has decided to enter the fray. The association,…

Institute of Medicine introduces new recommendations concerning insurance exchanges

Health insurance exchanges are, perhaps, the most accepted provision of last year’s Affordable Care Act. While some states have railed against the notion of the…

Kansas rejects health insurance exchanges, returns money to government

Kansas, on Tuesday, returned a large grant provided by the federal government to help the state establish a health insurance exchange program. The state has…

Government hopes to see action on state insurance exchanges soon despite ambiguous guidelines

The federal government is hoping that states make moves on insurance exchanges soon. Several guidelines have been released by the government to lay the framework…