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If I start my own business, can I buy health insurance via an exchange?

Joane Goodroe
Nursing

Insurance for a new business would be acquired through traditional channels at this time. An update on Health exchanges as of February 15, 2012, 40 states and the District of Columbia have introduced legislation that would establish a state exchange program. Among them, ten states and D.C. have enacted such bills into law, and another two states have authority to operate a state exchange. Insurance Exchange establishment legislation failed to move forward in 16 states. A measure is currently pending in 18 states, including several in which new bills have been introduced in 2012 after previous bills failed in 2011.

 

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