Health insurance co-op takes for in Utah

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Utah’s first health insurance co-op opens its doors Utah’s health insurance market is expected to become more competitive as the state’s first health insurance co-op takes form. Arches Health Plan has won approval from Utah regulators and lawmakers and has opened its doors in the state. The non-profit health insurance group is designed as a consumer-driven business, offering consumers the coverage they need at affordable prices. The health insurance co-op will begin open enrollment in October 1 of this year, with policies becoming active on January 1, 2014. Health insurance…

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Health insurance exchange in Utah to be partnered with federal government

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The state governor has announced that a new offer has been made to Kathleen Sebelius. Governor Gary Herbert of Utah has just announced that he has updated the offer from his state to Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, saying that half of the health care exchange will be run by the state, and the other half will be run by the federal government. For months, the federal government has been trying to get states to operate their own marketplaces. These health insurance exchanges will provide small…

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