Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Health Insurance Exchange Roundup: Tuesday, August 23

Healthcare Exchanges are the hot topic in today’s healthcare landscape as well as national news. With states mandated to have a plan in place by January 1, 2013, and a functioning system by January 1, 2014, the majority are trying to figure how they will implement this system. Check here every afternoon for the latest opinions and news on the health exchange.  Today we have commentary from Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Oregon.

Here's the top news from Tuesday, August 23:

Lincoln Journal Star (Nebraska): Local View: Health reform has many benefits

Associated Press: States may get second chance at insurance exchange

Standard Speaker (Pennsylvania): State grapples with health insurance mandate

Governing.com: Coordinating More Care in Oregon

Watchdog.org: Kansas Governor Seeking Federal Grant for Key Component of ‘Obamacare’ Exchange

News Gazette (Illinois): Health care group sets meeting on insurance exchange

The Health Insurance Exchange Congress is the only place for states and health plans to come together as one and discuss the current challenges and opportunities associated with health insurance Exchanges. For more information about joining us, visit our webpage.

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