Health care reform continues for states with insurance exchange disasters

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The government has just expanded its assistance for purchasing insurance to provide Americans with more help. The deadline is now less than a month away, and as Americans scramble to make their last minute insurance purchases in order to comply with the health care reform, the Obama administration has bent a few of the rules to help to ensure that people won’t be left without coverage due to struggles with some of the state run exchanges. Residents of states where the insurance exchanges have never been made to work properly…

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Low cost health insurance through aggregation


Finding low cost health insurance doesn’t have to be a major challenge Health insurance in the U.S. is changing and these changes are somewhat dramatic in some cases. With the emergence of exchange programs, people’s access to health insurance coverage has become broader and many have become encouraged by the promise of affordable coverage through such exchange. Low cost health insurance is not only available through state-based exchanges, of course. One of the primary goals of the exchanges is to create competition within the insurance market, forcing private providers to…

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Health insurance exchange launch day was a rough one, to say the least

Federal Health Insurance Exchange website problems

The opening day for the online marketplaces faced tremendous struggles with a closed government and web traffic jams. What was meant to be a smooth transition into the next phase of the healthcare reforms was a constant battle for the health insurance exchanges which went on to open despite the shutdown of the U.S. government, only to face technical glitches preventing access to many of those who wanted to take part. Web traffic snarls and glitches in websites stopped many Americans from using the exchanges on the first day. The…

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Health insurance exchanges will open their doors in a week

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An exceptionally central part of the heart of President Obama’s healthcare overhaul is about to go live. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed by President Barack Obama in March 2010, and on October 1, 2013, the largest impact on the public – the state health insurance exchanges – are about to open their doors. This is the element of the healthcare reforms that will be most visible to the American people. These health insurance marketplaces are designed to help individuals and small businesses to be able to…

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Health insurance nonprofit doesn’t make it into the exchange

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The federal government provided the organization with millions in low interest loans, but it didn’t meet the requirements. A nonprofit organization based in Westerville, Ohio, was the recipient of almost $130 million in low interest loans from the federal government, in order to assist it in developing health insurance plans that would provide consumers with additional choices while shopping on the state exchange to purchase their coverage for 2014. However, the group did not manage to complete all of the requirements to be able to sell coverage in Ohio. The…

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