State Health Insurance Exchanges

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Troubled state insurance exchanges face lawmakers' scrutiny

While the second year of open enrollment on state health insurance exchanges has gone smoothly, three states exchange continue to face questions about their long-term viability.

PreferredOne regroups after bailing on Minnesota HIX

For the Minnesota insurance group PreferredOne, the new year has brought two new challenges: A new CEO and the aftermath of leaving MNsure, the state's health insurance exchange.

State exchanges: Process smoother second time around, but problems persist

The final numbers are in: The state-run health insurance exchanges enrolled nearly 965,000 people in coverage for Jan. 1.  FierceHealthPayer  looks at enrollment numbers for the 13 states, plus the District of Columbia, 

State exchanges looking to grow

The Affordable Care Act's funding rules for state health insurance exchanges are pushing them to add customers.

State exchanges add 600,000 enrollees

More than 600,000 consumers selected a health plan on a state-run Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance exchange as of Dec. 13, the Department of Health and Human Services announced. HHS also said that 3.4 million consumers selected plans on Healthcare.gov as of Dec. 15.

States take varying paths to insurance marketplace re-enrollment

States running their own health insurance marketplaces are under pressure to re-enroll those who bought plans last year but taking varying approaches to doing so, according to a report from the Urban Institute.

State health insurance exchanges face financial uncertainty

The second year of open enrollment through health insurance exchanges has been mostly positive, but the states that run their own exchanges still face a financial test, the Associated Press reported.

Which states can make themselves immune to a subsidy ruling?

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case challenging the legality of Affordable Care Act subsidies, many states are looking into options that would make them immune to a potential ruling invalidating subsidies.  

4 fixes for healthcare reform implementation

However, as The Atlantic reported, the Obama administration, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services in particular, can make healthcare reform implementation a success by take four actions.

State exchanges only enrolled 3% of expected consumers

A new analysis shows health insurance exchanges operating in 12 states have enrolled only 3 percent of their expected 2014 enrollment.