Colorado's New Element In Exchange Plan: Certainty

Colorado Public Radio's Eric Whitney, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: "Most states - especially those with Republican governors and legislatures - have opted to have the federal government create and run their exchanges, which are supposed to start enrolling customers in October 2013 for policies that kick in January 2014. Steven Summer, head of the Colorado Hospital Association, is also pleased that the election outcome means Colorado's exchange is green-lighted" (Whitney, 11/14). Read the story

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