Reporting for Kaiser Health News, Eric Whitney writes: "When states and the federal government rolled out online marketplaces to help people buy health insurance on Tuesday, you'd think that old-fashioned insurance brokers would be worried. All told about $200 million is being spent on a new army of people to help consumers find their way. These navigators, guides or assisters, as they're called, would seem to threaten the business of traditional brokers" (Whitney, 10/3). Read the story.
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