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30 January Bookmark and Share

Administration Expects “Modest” SHOP Enrollment Numbers

The Obama Administration has been telling reporters that it only expects "modest" enrollment figures for the federal Small business Health Option Program (SHOP) exchanges in 2014, according to reports.  The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ...

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1 October Bookmark and Share

First Day of Open Exchanges Has Glitches and Millions of Visits

Today, the state Exchanges nationwide were open for business and individuals and small employers could begin looking at insurance plans offered on the Exchange.  While coverage would not begin until January 2014, this was the first opportunity for people to ...

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30 September Bookmark and Share

A First Look at the DC Health Exchange

The District of Columbia is requiring all small employers (those with fewer than 51 full-time employees) to join their health Exchange by 2015.  In part because of the requirements, the District has aggressively kept to the federal government ...

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30 September Bookmark and Share

How Exchanges Will Function Under Government Shutdown

Baring a last second deal, funding for the federal government will run out at midnight on Tuesday, October 1.  Not coincidentally, that is the date that the health care Exchanges mandated under the Affordable Care Act will begin to accept enrollments ...

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21 May Bookmark and Share

Oregon Exchange Offers Positive Hope for Rate Moderation

As we've shared on this site, one of the major benefits to a working Exchange is the competition it is supposed to create among insurance companies; with a larger market available to it and consumers able to view their offerings side-by-side with comparable ...

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