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Topic: Health Insurance Exchange



A key concept of the reform model adopted by the ACA is that states would have centralized markets offering a variety of qualified health plans to consumers, along the lines established in Massachusetts in 2006. Although the term was common during the campaign to enact reform, the exchanges are now more often called health insurance marketplaces.


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Exchanges: Top Ten Priorities for Consumer Advocates

Consumer advocates face seemingly infinite questions about the development of their state insurance Exchanges. Based on Community Catalyst’s experience with Exchanges in Massachusetts, Utah, and other states, this list of priorities was assembled in March 2011 to begin to answer some of the many outstanding questions in order to help state advocates build strong Exchanges that help consumers’ ability to access quality, affordable health insurance across the country.

A Guide To Health Insurance Exchanges

A March 2011 FAQ from Kaiser Health News.

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