Three States To Test Enrollment Without HealthCare.gov
On Friday, HHS announced that insurers in Florida, Ohio and Texas will launch a pilot program to test whether directly enrolling consumers in health coverage could boost exchange enrollment numbers, in light of the technical issues plaguing the federal exchange website. At a meeting with President Obama last week, insurers urged him to allow them to bypass HealthCare.gov and directly enroll individuals in health plans.
- "Insurers in Three States To Pilot 'Direct Enrollment' for Obamacare" (Rampton, Reuters, 11/22).
- "Administration Tests Fixes That Would Allow Insurers, Brokers To Enroll More Consumers" (Appleby, Kaiser Health News, 11/24).