Curiosity Emerges Regarding Federal Fallback For Health ExchangesPolitico: Federal Health Exchanges' Uncertainty
Will there really be a strong federal health insurance exchange to take over for states that don't build their own? Or is it a paper tiger? That question is nagging at some policy experts following last week's release of the proposed federal rules on the new state health insurance marketplaces, which are supposed to be set up in every state by 2014 under President Barack Obama's health reform law (Feder, 7/18). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.