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Proposed HHS rule: New exchange sign-up period, auto-enrollment choices

In a proposed rule issued Friday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services suggested several changes to the health insurance exchanges, including changing the sign-up period and automatic enrollment.

Insurers raise 2015 premiums to make up for under-priced exchange plans last year

Insurers have increased premiums for the most popular plans sold on the health insurance exchanges after under-pricing the policies last year.

Aetna CEO: Mixed feelings leading into open enrollment

It's going to be a long time before insurers start seeing healthy consumers enroll in the health insurance exchanges, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini said in an interview with CNBC.

Poll: Consumers aren't that interested in exchange plans

Insurers already worried about the second enrollment period for health insurance exchanges received a piece of bad news--just 29 percent of consumers said they will shop for new coverage on health insurance exchanges, according to a recent poll from Morning Consult.

Automatic enrollment proves controversial

The  new health law provision that will automatically enroll individuals in a plan unless they opt out is proving to be controversial. Many businesses say the "default option" could cause confusion among employees who suddenly find themselves in a plan they didn't sign up for and might not want, reports  Kaiser Health News.