Capsules: Hawaiians Still Unable To Shop On State Exchange

Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Phil Galewitz reports: "Ten days after the Hawaii Health Connector was supposed to allow consumers and small employers to shop and enroll for coverage, officials are using paper applications and referring people to insurers’ websites to check prices. About 100,000 people are uninsured in Hawaii. It is the only one of the 14 state-run marketplaces, also called exchanges, that has no major functions online. Oregon’s marketplace does not yet allow online enrollment, but consumers can shop for health plans on its website" (Galewitz, 10/10). Check out what else is on the blog.

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