HHS OKs State Insurance Exchange Plans, Tenn. Bows Out

Law360, New York (December 10, 2012, 6:32 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday approved six states’ plans to set up health insurance exchanges mandated by the Affordable Care Act, while Tennessee became the latest state to declare that it wouldn’t set up an exchange.

HHS officials said Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, Oregon and Washington were the first states to submit exchange plans and were on track to hit all the deadlines of the program. That includes demonstrating they'll be ready to run their exchanges by Oct. 1, 2013, when...
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