Hawaii sets minimum health insurance benefits for exchange program

Hawaii Health insurance company

Hawaii Governor announces minimum health insurance benefits Insurance news from Hawaii may be welcome for residents awaiting affordable health insurance. The state government has determined the minimum insurance benefits consumers will receive through a state-run health insurance exchange. The announcement was made by Governor Neil Abercrombie early this week. In choosing the minimum health insurance benefits consumers will receive through new policies, Hawaii moves one step closer to compliance with the Affordable Care Act and establishment of a comprehensive health insurance exchange system. States have opportunity to determine minimum level…

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Health insurance exchange to take root in Hawaii

Governor Neil Abercrombie

Gov. Abercrombie declares intent to build exchange Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie has announced that the state will have a functioning health insurance exchange despite the fate of the Affordable Care Act. The health care reform law has been awaiting judgment from the U.S. Supreme Court for over a month. The law was brought before the Court by several states that have questioned its compliance with the country’s Constitution. According to the law, each state must establish its own health insurance exchange, a provision that Hawaii seems to be committed to…

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