health exchange

New England News
12:14 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Conn. Showcasing ACA Success; Unveils Health Exchange Mobile App

The Access Health CT mobile application
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Connecticut is unveiling mobile apps that will give access to the state health insurance exchange on smartphones and tablets.

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New England News
5:43 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Mass. To Dump Health Website Contractor

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After paying $15 million of its $69 million contract, Massachusetts plans on cutting ties with the contractor for its hobbled health care insurance website.

The recommendation was made Monday by Sarah Iselin, who was hired by Gov. Deval Patrick to oversee a fix for the website problems that have plagued the state's transition to the requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

State Health Exchange Officials Offer Enrollment Update

The administrators of several state health care exchanges offered an update on the status of enrollments and operations Wednesday afternoon. 

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Officials Defend Health Exchange Website as Opponents Call for Implementation of Contingency Plan

Officials with the administration of Governor Peter Shumlin are defending the performance of the Vermont Health Connect insurance exchange website, saying its performance is improving despite serious technical glitches since its launch October 1st.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Vt. Health Connect Exchange Sets up Hotline

Vermont Health Connect — the health care marketplace, or exchange, being set up under the federal Affordable Care Act, has a new toll-free number where people can call to get their questions answered.

The customer support hotline is available nearly a month in advance of the startup date for enrollments in the new health insurance offerings. Vermont Health Connect will formally begin signing people up on Oct. 1 for coverage to take effect on Jan. 1.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Voter Registration a Mandated Part of Health Exchanges

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Vermont will become the third state to offer voter registration through its health insurance marketplace later this year.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Vermont Allows Voter Registration During Insurance Buy

Vermont will become the third state to offer voter registration through its health insurance marketplace later this year.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Grants Awarded to Provide Health Exchange Enrollment Help

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Vermont Health Connect has awarded $2 million in grants to 18 organizations to provide in-person enrollment assistance for the state’s new healthcare exchange.

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Commentary & Opinion
2:57 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Blair Horner - Help may be on the way for NY’s uninsured

There was some big news for New York’s uninsured last week.  First, a report was released that examined the characteristics of those upstate New Yorkers who lack health insurance coverage.  Using data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau, the health insurer Excellus released a profile of those who lacked health insurance in upstate New York.  Here are some of them:

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