Destination Health Exchange: A Long Way to Go and a Short Time to Get There

Source: Mary Branham, Capitol Ideas, Vol. 56 no. 1, January/February 1013

…By mid-December, 18 states and the District of Columbia had opted to set up a state exchange, 18 defaulted to the federal exchange and six had opted for the partnership model, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. That leaves nine states undecided with deadlines approaching fast. While states may have missed their opportunity to operate a state-based exchange at this point, Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, director of coverage policy for the U.S. Office of Health Reform, said such an exchange is not completely off the table….