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Award of IT Contract for Calif. Insurance Exchange Delayed

On Wednesday, David Panush -- government relations director for the California Health Benefit Exchange -- said that the awarding of a $27 million IT contract for the exchange has been delayed. The contract winner will be tasked with building an IT system to handle insurance eligibility, enrollment and retention for millions of residents who gain insurance through the exchange. Timing for the delayed announcement, which was originally expected Tuesday, is unknown.

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