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Number of Carriers in Missouri’s Health Insurance Marketplace to Double

Missouri could have twice as many health insurers participating next year in a federally run website. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says eight insurers plan to offer policies for 2015 on Missouri’s health insurance exchange. Four offered …

N.H. Issues Consumer Clarification on ‘Multi-State’ Health Insurance Plans

The New Hampshire Insurance Department issued a consumer clarification for state residents Thursday explaining what the term “multi-state” means on the state’s federally facilitated health insurance marketplace, HealthCare.gov. The insurance department explained for New Hampshire residents who have purchased or …

Illinois Reaching Out to Young Uninsured via The Onion

Trying to sell young adults on the idea of health insurance before an upcoming deadline, Illinois officials announced they are launching an ad campaign with the satirical online newspaper The Onion. Banner ads on The Onion website will depict a …

Connecticut’s Access Health CT Enrolled 86,000 Since October

Access Health CT, Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace, says it has so far enrolled 86,000 people in private health care plans and Medicaid since open enrollment began in October. Chief Executive Kevin Counihan said Thursday the exchange is adding 500 to …

Employee Benefits Provider, MRCT, Launches Private Health Exchange in Missouri

St. Louis, Mo.-based MRCT, a comprehensive, employee benefits, financial products and human resources consulting firm, announced the launch of SmartBenefits Marketplace. The locally owned and operated private healthcare exchange will offer products and services in Missouri and Southern Illinois. MRCT …

Amid Criticism, Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange Chief Resigns

The chief of Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace resigned Dec. 17 after facing criticism over the troubled rollout and a questionably timed international vacation. April Todd-Malmlov submitted her resignation during an emergency closed session of the government board of MNsure, Minnesota’s …

Louisiana Insurance Companies Stonewall on Enrollee Data

The three main companies offering health insurance plans to Louisiana residents on the federally run online health marketplace have refused to say how many people have been able to sign up for coverage. The marketplace offers health insurance options for …

Analysis: Health Insurance Prices for 3 Illinois Households

How much will an Illinois fast food cook pay for insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law? How about a preschool teacher? Or a freelance writer? Price information has been difficult to come by because of technical glitches on …

Michigan Premium Estimator Used More Than 100,000 Times

Michigan’s online premium estimator was used more than 100,000 times in the first week people could shop in an insurance marketplace formed under the federal health care law. The state Department of Insurance and Financial Services said that 23,000 unique …

Health Insurance Contractor to Add 477 Jobs in Lawton, Oklahoma

A federal contractor said it will hire nearly 500 people in Lawton, Okla., to help support the new health insurance exchanges created under the federal health care law. Serco North America announced that it will lease a 55,000-square-foot building in …