A Tale Of Two State Exchanges

The Seattle Times' Amy Snow Landa, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, reports: "To get a glimpse of how the two-week-old health-insurance exchanges are faring under the Affordable Care Act, there may not be a better place to look than the Pacific Northwest and its striking contrasts. On the one hand, the Washington state-run exchange, called Washington Healthplanfinder, is widely perceived to be off to a strong start. … Compare that to Oregon, where state officials acknowledge not a single resident has been able to enroll through the website of that state's exchange, called Cover Oregon, because the site still is not fully functioning" (Landa, 10/18). Read the story.

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