Capsules: Florida Regulator, Blues Plan Agree To Insurance Fix Proposed By Obama; Practical Challenges For Insurers Studying Whether To Extend Canceled Plans

Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Phil Galewitz reports on news from Florida: "Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty said he will allow insurers to adopt President Barack Obama's plan to extend current policies facing cancellation so that consumers can keep the coverage they have now. In fact, he was permitting plans to do that months before the president suggested it" (Galewitz, 11/15).

In addition, KHN’s Julie Appleby appeared on PBS NewsHour Friday and discussed what insurers are weighing as they decide whether or not to extend previously canceled health insurance policies into 2014. Watch the report or check out what else is new on the blog.

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