Colorado Exchange Board Spars Over Federal Funding

Colorado Public Radio's Eric Whitney, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: "Here's the question making the rounds in Colorado: Is the state asking for enough start-up money from the federal government for its online health insurance marketplace? Consumer advocates are worried the answer is 'no.' Statehouse Republicans, on the other hand, think it’s asking for far too much. Colorado exchange CEO Patty Fontneau is playing Goldilocks, saying the $125 million federal grant request she wants to send to Washington is just right" (Whitney, 5/10). Read the story.

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