Forum Post: Obamacare's hidden battle: insurance agents push state regulation of guides to new marketplaces
Posted 6 months ago on Aug. 31, 2013, 1:44 p.m. EST by GirlFriday
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When states and the federal government launch the new insurance marketplaces, or “exchanges”, on October 1, one of their greatest challenges will be reaching the very people the marketplaces are meant to help. A June poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 55 percent of uninsured Americans had never heard of the exchanges. Even those who have might not understand how to use them to buy insurance.