Health insurance exchanges can now partner up to help ease the process

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The HHS has announced the first of the approved partnerships between federal and state governments. The Department of Health and Human Services has given their conditional approval to the first of the states that have opted to run health insurance exchanges in a partnership between the federal and state governments. The HHS is hoping that there will soon be additional approvals of this nature to be issued. Arkansas and Delaware have become the first states in receipt of the conditional approval for the operation of health insurance exchanges that are…

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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 for how states should go about building and operating the exchanges, but few have been quick to take up action. Federal law requires that states must have a working exchange program established by 2014 or the control of this program will default to the federal government. The director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,…

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