State Panel Proposes Health Care Exchange Program

Updated 4 years ago

A legislative study panel is recommending that a Maine-based exchange be set up to help small businesses and individuals find more affordable health insurance.The committee of Democratic and Republican lawmakers released a report Monday calling for an online insurance exchange.The new federal health care law requires the states to establish their own exchanges. Residents of states that don’t will be able to participate in a federal exchange by 2014.


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