Hawaii Is 1st State To Commit To Health Insurance Exchange

Law360, New York (June 14, 2012, 6:28 PM EDT) -- Hawaii has become the first state to formally declare it will create a health insurance exchange authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, federal officials said Thursday.

In a letter dated June 7, Aloha State Gov. Neil Abercrombie outlined plans for the Hawaii Health Connector, envisioned as an Expedia-style marketplace for comparing and buying medical coverage.

“Hawaii has been a longtime leader in health care coverage, and pledging our commitment to moving forward with our exchange, the Health Connector, reaffirms our commitment to providing...
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