Illinois, HHS Join Forces For Health Insurance Exchange

Law360, New York (February 13, 2013, 2:50 PM EST) -- Illinois on Wednesday became the latest state to receive conditional approval from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to run a state-based health insurance exchange, which it will run in partnership with the federal government.

Under the Affordable Care Act, each state will have an exchange run by either the state or federal government, or a combination of both. Illinois was conditionally approved to run a partnership exchange, in which the federal government would be responsible for most of the duties, but the state...
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