Insurance industry in Hawaii faces change as exchange head steps down

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The executive director of the online health plan marketplace has announced her resignation. Just as the Hawaii Health Connector exchange was getting off the ground, the insurance industry in the state has received word that it will be experiencing yet another considerable change, when the head of the program announced that she would resigning. The exchange has experienced massive delays, as has been the case with many of the marketplaces in the U.S. Coral Andrews, the director who was at the head of the Hawaii Health Connector for the last…

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Health insurance exchanges become subject of political attacks

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Health insurance exchanges are gaining more attention The Affordable Care Act has been a major point of contention in U.S. politics since 2010. The federal law seeks to make significant changes to health insurance and the country’s health care structure, with a strong focus on making health insurance coverage more available to consumers throughout the country. One of the primary provisions of the federal law tasks states with playing host to health insurance exchange programs. These exchanges are meant to serve as marketplaces where consumers can find the affordable coverage…

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Health insurance exchanges in 6 states receive federal approval

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Obama has given the nod to the marketplaces that have been proposed by states. The federal government has provided its conditional approval to the health insurance exchanges that have been proposed by six states that are moving forward on their versions of the healthcare reforms. Each of the states that have received this approval are led by Democratic governors. These states are made up of Massachusetts, Washington, Connecticut, Colorado, Oregon, and Maryland. Equally, the federal government failed to give its approval to other states that had proposed a partial Medicaid…

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