The US Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is entering into force and affecting the numbers of market entrants into different States’ health insurance markets

The health insurance exchange landscape* Background A central feature of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the establishment of exchanges to “offer Americans competition, choice, and clout” when purchasing health insurance. [1] These exchanges are intended to provide access to affordable health insurance coverage for individuals not covered by Medicaid or lower cost, employer-based insurance, i.e., individuals currently uninsured or covered by individual or small group insurance plans. The ACA requires that states establish an operational exchange by January 1, 2014, which can either be operated by the state or rely wholly or partially on the federal exchange. [2] In either case, the exchanges are expected to provide a forum for competition among insurers to

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Monica Noether, Sean May, Matthew P. List, The US Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is entering into force and affecting the numbers of market entrants into different States’ health insurance markets, 1 January 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2014, Art. N° 87920

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