1/16/2013

The White House has given states more time to demonstrate readiness if they are setting up their own insurance exchanges or partnering with the federal government under the Affordable Care Act. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was initially scheduled to determine whether states were ready to establish exchanges at the start of the year, but said she would extend or waive the deadline for any state that indicates interest in establishing an exchange or regulating policies sold through a federally run marketplace.

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