Posts Tagged ‘Health care exchanges’

California Health Care Exchange To Be Massive Get Out The Vote Center Making Sure You Get It Right

June 21, 2013

Millions of Californians who contact the state’s new health exchange to buy insurance will be given the opportunity to register to vote, too, a move that some Republicans fear could benefit Democrats. Secretary of State Debra Bowen made California the first state to designate its health exchange as a voter registration agency Wednesday but others are expected to follow suit, said Shannan Velayas, Bowen’s spokeswoman.”This is about making sure that all eligible Californians are offered the chance to register to vote,” Velayas said Thursday. The Obama administration granted a whopping $910 million to California to set up its insurance exchange,” IBD said. “That money is not for bandages, surgery, nurses and doctors to care for the sick. Nor is it for insurance plans, though $910 million could buy generous coverage for at least 113,000 people!”The money will be used to register Democratic voters in California — new Democratic voters. New health care exchanges to get your mind right..

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Only 15 States Plan To Operate Health Insurance Exchanges As Employers Start To Drop Employee Health Care Coverage Brilliant

December 14, 2012

Only 15 states have told the federal government they plan to operate health insurance exchanges under President Barack Obama’s reform law, leaving Washington with the daunting task of creating online marketplaces for two-thirds of the country.

On the eve of a federal deadline for states to say whether they will run their own exchanges, a top health care policy official told lawmakers that the exchanges will start enrolling eligible families starting on Oct. 1. “I am confident that states and the federal government will be ready in 10 months, when consumers in all states can begin to apply,” Gary Cohen, director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, told a House panel.

Only 15 states plan to operate health insurance exchanges as employers start to  drop their employee health care coverage.. Brilliant

 

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