California Healthline Daily Edition

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Health Insurance Exchanges Pose Challenges for States

The federal health reform law calls for states to build online health insurance exchanges, which will require levels of systems engineering and integration that most states have never attempted. To establish the exchanges, states will need to tackle several challenges, such as merging different health plan options with enrollment for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program and other state-run services.

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